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The beatification of Pope John Paul II will be held May 1, 2011. From the day of the beatification, May 1, until all of the flow of the faithful, the remains of John Paul II will be exhibited for veneration in St. Peter's Basilica, in front of the Altar of the Confession. What makes it famous is the Vatican. E 'was also announced the beatification of the program which has been divided into five different times.
the rite of beatification will be presided over by the current pontiff, Benedict XVI yesterday, was made ​​official, in the same date, after the celebration of the beatification, even opening for the two million devotees expected for the big event, the St. Peter's Basilica, before the altar of the Confession, which will be shown the remains of the Blessed.

"The veneration of the remains of the new Blessed be possible for all the faithful the same Sunday, May 1, immediately after the ceremony of beatification and will continue until all of the flow of the faithful, announced yesterday, the Holy See Press Office. Next, you will make a strictly private burial in the chapel of San Sebastian.


Saturday, April 30, 2011
From 20.00 to 22.30 at the Circus Maximus will celebrate the vigil of preparation, led by Cardinal Agostino Vallini, Vicar General of His Holiness for the Diocese of Rome, and Pope Benedict XVI will join spiritually through a video link.

Sunday, May 1, 2011
At 10.00 will start in St. Peter's Square presided over the celebration of the beatification by the Pope. Participation is not regulated by individual tickets, but access to the Square and adjacent areas will be under the protection of public safety.
The veneration of the remains of the new Blessed be possible for all the faithful the same Sunday, May 1, immediately after the ceremony of beatification and will continue until all of the flow of the faithful. The remains of the new Blessed will be exposed for veneration in St. Peter's Basilica, in front of the Altar of the Confession.

Monday, May 2, 2011
At 10.30 am in St. Peter's Square celebrated the thanksgiving Mass presided by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State.
The burial of the remains of the new blessed in the Vatican Basilica, at the Chapel of St. Sebastian, will then privately.