interview with the Italian radio network RAI, Father Oder said the
alleged miracle was the healing of a man suffering from an incurable
liver infection. The priest who had been visiting the sick man
communicated news of the alleged healing to Father Oder.
“So far the
incident has not yet been proven, and we cannot officially call it a
‘miracle’ until we reach the end of the confirmation process,” he
The Diocese of Rome officially announced the cause of beatification of John Paul II on June 28, 2005.
Slawomir Oder, the Vatican official overseeing the cause for the
canonization of Pope John Paul II, announced this week that he has
received reports of another possible miracle attributed to the late
Pontiff, this time in the United States.