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Canonization of Saint Josemaria


Canonization of Saint Josemaria

On October 6, 2002, from very early in the morning, prayers for the Pope and the Church rose up from the huge crowd that filled not only Saint Peter’s Square, but also the Via della Conciliazione, and many of the surrounding streets and squares as well. Tags: Canonization, Pope John Paul II, Holiness

Facts and Figures on the canonization

42 Concelebrants, 2,000 volunteers, 1,040 priests distributed communion in Saint Peter's Square, 73000 Flowers,... Tags: Gratitude, Canonization, Church, Pope John Paul II