June Canonization for Padre Pio?

VATICAN CITY, FEB. 10, 2002 (Zenit.org).- Padre Pio of Pietrelcina will be canonized June 16, reported a Rome newspaper.

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Il Messaggero today also reported that Opus Dei founder Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer will be canonized Sept. 22.

The official Vatican decision on the dates will be made Feb. 26 at the next consistory.

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