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  • Pope John Paul II, proponent of Jewish-Catholic relations, is beatified

    May 1, 2011 | 3:13 pm

    Pope John Paul II, who made fostering Catholic-Jewish relations and remembering the Holocaust cornerstones of his papacy, was beatified at the Vatican.

    John Paul’s successor, Pope Benedict XVI, officiated at Sunday’s ceremony—the last step before canonization, or sainthood—before an...