Pope John Paul II

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Cracow (L) kisses the coffin of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PERLL000106" title="John Paul II" href="/topic/religion-belief/christianity/roman-catholicism/john-paul-ii-PERLL000106.topic">Pope John Paul II</a>, exhumed ahead of his beatification, as <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000058" title="Vatican City" href="/topic/international/vatican-city-PLGEO00000058.topic">Vatican</a> State Secretary Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone looks on at Vatican Basilica in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLCUL0000084" title="Vatican City" href="/topic/religion-belief/christianity/roman-catholicism/vatican-city-PLCUL0000084.topic">Vatican City</a>, Vatican. Pope John Paul II will be beatified by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PERLL000204" title="Benedict XVI" href="/topic/religion-belief/christianity/roman-catholicism/benedict-xvi-PERLL000204.topic">Benedict XVI</a> in a ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.

( Getty Images / April 29, 2011 )

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Cracow (L) kisses the coffin of Pope John Paul II, exhumed ahead of his beatification, as Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone looks on at Vatican Basilica in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope John Paul II will be beatified by Benedict XVI in a ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.

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