FILE - In this Friday April 8, 2005 file photo, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who became the new Pope, Benedict XVI, at the Vatican Tuesday April 19, 2005, is seen blessing the coffin containing the body... more 
FILE - In this Friday April 8, 2005 file photo, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who became the new Pope, Benedict XVI, at the Vatican Tuesday April 19, 2005, is seen blessing the coffin containing the body of Pope John Paul II, during the funeral mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. The pope has approved a miracle attributed to Pope John Paul II's intercession and set May 1 as the date for the beloved pontiff to be beatified. Pope Benedict XVI declared in a decree Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, that the cure of a French nun who suffered from Parkinson's disease was miraculous, the last step needed for the beatification. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Andrew Medichini, File
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 3:42 PM EST