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VATICAN CITY, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Pope Benedict XVI formally credited a miracle to his predecessor, paving the way for Pope John Paul II to be beatified May 1, the Vatican said Friday.

The Vatican said the late John Paul II miraculously cured a nun who reportedly had Parkinson's disease, the BBC reported.

Here is a look back at a few memorable moments with Pope John Paul II from the UPI News Picture Archives.

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Pope John Paul II enters the gates of Auschwitz concentration camp here 6/7. The sign above the gate reads, "Arbeit Macht Frei". The Pope visited the cell in block No. 11 where Father Kolbe died giving his life in exchange for one of the other prisoners.
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