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St John Paul II during his 1981 trip to the Philippines (CNS)

If any figure deserves to be ‘fast-tracked’ to canonisation, it is the fast-tracker himself

Floribeth Mora Diaz, diagnosed with a brain aneurysm in 2011, and Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi (Photo: CNS)

Costa Rican mother of four was told she only had a month to live

Woman looks at an poster showing three popes outside a shop in Rome (CNS)

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Those closest to Pope John Paul II regarded him as a truly great man (CNS)

Pope John Paul’s major achievement for the Church was to recover Pope John’s original purpose: to “guard” and to teach more efficaciously “the sacred deposit of Christian doctrine”

Ulf Ekman and his wife, Birgitta, meet the Pope on April 9

The founder of Scandinavia’s biggest Bible school on why he is becoming a Catholic

Cardinal Pietro Parolin was Apostolic Nuncio to Venezuela in 2009–2013 (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/04/14

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King Abdullah II of Jordan meets Pope Francis yesterday (AP)

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Secrets of the Vatican aired last night on Channel 4 (CNS)

Secrets of the Vatican asks some worthy questions but makes sweeping statements at points

Blessed John Paul II greets the future Benedict XVI in 2004 (CNS)

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A Polish bookshop sells copies of Blessed John Paul II's personal notes (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/02/14

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