May 1st, 2011

Pope John Paul II is beatified

CNN’s senior Vatican analyst John L. Allen speaks with Pope John Paul II’s spokesperson, Jaoquin Navarro-Valls, about his reflections of Pope John Paul II.

The mass of beatification was broadcast live across the CNN networks and platforms.  Jon Mann anchored the broadcast.  Jim Bitterman and John L. Allen contributed from the Vatican.  Diana Magnay contributed from Krakow, Poland.  Jose Levy covered the mass for CNN en Espanol.  And for those not near a television, CNN.com and apps for smartphones streamed the mass live.