The Diocese of Des Moines
Pope John Paul II to be canonized a saint
September 30, 2013
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

The pope who visited Iowa, Pope John Paul II, will be canonized a saint on Divine Mercy Sunday next year, according to news reports. Pope Francis announced on Monday, Sept. 30, that the day of canonization for Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, who began the Second Vatican Council, will be April 27, 2014. See this story for more details. Save to


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