Rome (CNN) -- The Catholic Church is on the verge of declaring late a saint, a Vatican source familiar with the process told CNN on Tuesday.
The committee that considers candidates for sainthood voted Tuesday to credit the late pope with a second miracle, the source said, asking not to be named discussing internal Vatican deliberations.
He was fast-tracked to beatification when he died in 2005, and became "the blessed" John Paul II -- the fastest beatification in centuries.
For beatification, a person must be credited with a miracle by the Catholic Church.
Pope Benedict, now pope emeritus, ruled in 2010 that John Paul II had miraculously cured a French nun of Parkinson's disease.
Sister Marie-Simon-Pierre, a nun whose order prayed to the pope after he died, , an ailment that also afflicted John Paul II.
What's the real damn difference anyway?
ADDING: Good LORD (and I mean that figuratively), the comments on this story at Gawker are tremendously blasphemous.
These people better hope there's no Gawd, or I'll be seeing them in Hell.