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World Celebrates Beatification of John Paul II, a Year Later

World Celebrates Beatification of John Paul II, a Year Later

It was one year ago today that the city of Rome was overtaken with pilgrims from around the world who had come to witness the beatification of John Paul II.

Through the night and well into the early morning hours of May 1, 2011, the city center was a flood of people praying, singing, and waving the flags of their countries. Thousands of pilgrims waited the entire night just to enter the streets that surround St. Peter's Basilica, for these remained barricaded until early in the morning. Visit this article read more!


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