John Paul II Beatification Mass And Ceremony

Lech Walesa, Italian President of Republic Giorgio Napolitano, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Senate President Renato Schifani, Italy's speaker of parliament Gianfranco Fini and his second wife Elisabetta Tulliani attend John Paul II Beatification Ceremony on May 1, 2011 in Vatican City, Vatican. The ceremony marking the beatification and the last stages of the process to elevate Pope John Paul II to sainthood was led by his successor Pope Benedict XI and attended by tens of thousands of pilgrims alongside heads of state and dignitaries.
(April 30, 2011 - Source: Elisabetta Villa/Getty Images Europe)