Speaking to the
EFE news agency, Father Francisco Javier Sanchez, member of the Mexican
Bishops’ Committee for the Causes of Saints, said that as time has
passed the number of intercessions attributed to the late pontiff has
grown but that the exact amount was not known.
of John Paul II’s cause of beatification, Msgr. Slawomir Oder, said
recently that among the thousands of letters and emails his office has
received, “hundreds are coming from Mexico.”
He said that for
the moment many testimonies are considered simply as “graces,” because
only after “very severe verifications” can they be classified as
The official site for the late pope’s cause is http://www.vicariatusurbis.org/Beatificazione/
to the official website for the beatification and canonization of John
Paul II, hundreds of emails are pouring in from Mexico claiming
miracles through the intercession of Pope John Paul II. All such
testimonies are under review by the beatification commission.