Later this year, Pope Paul VI is expected to. to be canonized. This is what Pope Francis announced this week. He also spoke about other beatification and canonization procedures.
Pope Paul VI. (1963-1978) will be canonized this year, according to Pope Francis. The head of the church announced this in conversation with clergy of his diocese of Rome. Continued to run a beatification process for John Paul I. (1978), Francis said at the traditional meeting with the priests and deacons of his diocese at San Giovanni in Laterano this Thursday. The Vatican press office released a transcript of the meeting this Saturday. Accordingly, on the subject of beatifications and canonizations, the pope jokingly added: "Benedict and I are on the waiting list. Pray for us!"
Observers expect a canonization around the time of the Synod of Bishops on Youth in the fall (3. October to 28. October). Francis had beatified Paul VI. on 19. October 2014 at the conclusion of the extraordinary Synod of Bishops, which deliberated on ies related to marriage and the family. Under Paul VI. the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), which was groundbreaking for the Catholic Church, took place on. Other prominent themes of his tenure included liturgical reform, peace diplomacy, sexual and family ethics, and just global development.