Pope beatifies six, including Colombian nun, Polish prince
Published: April 26, 2004
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Faith in God can transform people into heroes of love and sacrifice, Pope John Paul II said as he beatified four religious women, a Polish prince who became a priest and a Portuguese laywoman. "They are eloquent examples of how the Lord transforms the existence of believers when they trust in him," the pope said during the April 25 Mass in St. Peter's Square. The pope read the entire prepared text of his homily without particular difficulty, alternating sections in Italian, Polish, Spanish and Portuguese.
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