I read in your paper yesterday the news and the highlight of the event at which the Vatican moved the late pontiff, Paul John Paul II, one step closer to sainthood last Sunday, as Rome was caught up with beatification fever. I have always thought that when someone becomes a believer in Jesus Christ, he also becomes born again, a child of God and a saint. If you're one, you're all.
So what is the purpose of beatification? Wasn't Pope John Paul II already a saint? If beatification is