FILE - In this April 10, 2003 file photo Pope John Paul II looks at a white dove released in honor of his repeated calls for peace by Roman youths in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. A Vatican ... more 
FILE - In this April 10, 2003 file photo Pope John Paul II looks at a white dove released in honor of his repeated calls for peace by Roman youths in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. A Vatican official says Pope John Paul II has cleared the final obstacle before being made a saint. A commission of cardinals and bishops reportedly met Tuesday, July 2, 2013 to consider the case and signed off on it, leaving only Pope Francis to approve it. A Vatican official confirmed that the decision had been taken some time back and that Tuesday's meeting was essentially a formality. (AP Photo/Massimo Sambucetti, Files) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Massimo Sambucetti, Files
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