Oh yay, Canada gets to have a Pope John Paul II Day.
It what? Why would it even want such a thing? Why would anyone want such a thing?
The Catholic Register gives us the skinny.
The bill to establish Pope John Paul II Day passed the Senate Dec. 16 and has received royal assent.
Conservative MP Wladyslaw Lizon introduced private member’s Bill C-266, an Act to establish Pope John Paul II Day, in 2011. The bill designates April 2 as Pope John Paul II Day, though does not make it a legal holiday or non-juridical day.
In a statement, Lizon described the passage of the bill as a “proud but very emotional moment.”
Lizon’s bill passed the House
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