Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Miracle Nun

No, not that one.

She is the nun who was miraculously cured of her Parkinson's disease due to the intercession of Venerable John Paul II, paving the way for the beloved pontiff's beatification.

From Yahoo! News

Sister Marie Simon-Pierre, stands next to a portrait of Pope John Paul II, during a press conference at Aix-en-Provence's archbishopric, Monday, Jan. 17, 2011. The pope has approved a miracle attributed to Pope John Paul II's intercession and set May 1 as the date for the beloved pontiff to be beatified. Pope Benedict XVI declared in a decree Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, that the cure of a French nun, sister Marie Simon-Pierre, who suffered from Parkinson's disease was miraculous, the last step needed for the beatification, in Monday, Jan. 17, 2011.

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