Pope Paul VI

They will be canonised during the world Synod of Bishops

Paul VI urged cardinals to accept his resignation if he should become seriously ill

Both miracles attributed to the ‘Pope of Humanae Vitae’ relate to unborn babies

He also paved the way for the canonisation of Pope Paul VI

The cardinal said the canonisation will take place after the Youth Synod, which closes October 28

The document ‘defended the integrity of married love and warned us against the danger of reducing sexuality to a source of pleasure alone’

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The former Pontiff will likely be canonised later this year

The philosopher, a former member of St John Paul II’s pro-life academy, said that accepting Fr Chiodi’s remarks would be a ‘betrayal’