Krakow, Poland, Mar 11, 2020 / 17:18 pm
Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski of Krakow announced Wednesday that having obtained the approval of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, the archdiocese has opened beatification processes for the parents of Saint John Paul II.
The Archdiocese of Krakow publicly made the announcement March 11, setting in motion the beatification causes of John Paul II's father, Karol Wojtyła, and mother, Emilia nee Kaczorowska.
Edicts signed by Archbishop Jędraszewski opening the cause bear the date March 2.
The faithful are being asked to provide the Krakow curia with any documents, letters, or messages regarding Karol and Emilia by May 7.