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The Process of Becoming a Saint

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The Process of Becoming a Saint

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The Process of Becoming a Saint

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Father Richard McBrien has written several books on theology and the office of the pope. Richard P. McBrien hide caption

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Richard P. McBrien

Many Catholics around the world have called for the immediate canonization of Pope John Paul II.

But according to the rules, originally devised by John Paul himself, that can't happen for at least five years. NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks with Father Richard McBrien, professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, about the road to sainthood.

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Lives of the Popes

The Pontiffs from St. Peter to John Paul II

by Richard P. McBrien

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