Q&A: John Paul II's beatification

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The Vatican has hosted its biggest event in years - the beatification of the late Pope John Paul II.

The globe-trotting Pope credited with contributing to the fall of communism in Eastern Europe was blessed in St Peter's Square on Sunday 1 May.

Here the BBC's Rome correspondent, David Willey, answers questions about one of the most important events of Pope Benedict XVI's papacy.

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