The Reliquary is originally from Monsignor Stanislaus Cardinal Dziwisz, Pope John Paul II's personal secretary during his papacy. Overall measurements of the theca approximately: Diameter: 3.20 cm (1.25 inches).John Paul II was one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century. He is recognized as helping to end Communist rule in his native Poland and eventually all of Europe John Paul II significantly improved the Catholic Church's relations with Judaism, Islam, the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Anglican Communion. Upon the death of John Paul II, a number of clergy at the Vatican and laymen throughout the world began referring to the late pontiff as "John Paul the Great"--only the fourth pope to be so acclaimed, and the first since the first millennium. Law say that there is no official process for declaring a pope "Great"; the title simply establishes itself through popular and continued usage. Inspired by calls of Santo Subito! " "[Make him a] Saint Immediately! From the crowds gathered during the funeral Mass which he performed, Benedict XVI began the beatification process for his predecessor, bypassing the normal restriction that five years must pass after a person's death before beginning the beatification process. In an audience with Pope Benedict XVI, Camillo Ruini, Vicar General of the Diocese of Rome who was responsible for promoting the cause for canonization of any person who died within that diocese, cited "exceptional circumstances" which suggested that the waiting period could be waived. This decision was announced on 13 May 2005, the Feast of Our Lady of Fátima and the 24th anniversary of the assassination attempt on John Paul II at St. In early 2006, it was reported that the Vatican was investigating a possible miracle associated with John Paul II. Sister Marie Simon-Pierre, a French nun and member of the Congregation of Little Sisters of Catholic Maternity Wards, confined to her bed by Parkinson's disease, was reported to have experienced a "complete and lasting cure after members of her community prayed for the intercession of Pope John Paul II". As of May 2008, Sister Marie-Simon-Pierre, then 46, was working again at a maternity hospital run by her religious institute. The Vatican announced on 14 January 2011 that Pope Benedict XVI had confirmed the miracle involving Sister Marie Simon-Pierre and that John Paul II was beatified on 1 May, the Feast of Divine Mercy.
+++ Blessed John Paul II was proclaimed Saint on April 27, 2014 +++. This unique relic deserves the utmost respect.
It is not easily available for people who are not high member of the Church. The three types of relics for the beatification of Pope John Paul II and arehighly sought after. The item "Reliquary Relic St John Paul II Ex Capillis with document COA 2014 Authentic RARE" is in sale since Sunday, January 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Relics". The seller is "aktatanka" and is located in Saint Francis, South Dakota.
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