The next step, to strengthen the position of the Order, was the implementation in 1992, the accelerated pace of beatification (chargeability to the ranks of the blessed) Josemaria Escriva, after which the 'Opus Dei' finally 'came out of the closet', silencing his opponents. It turned out that he has influential patrons, among whom were cardinals Ratzinger, Secretary of State Angelo Sodano -. Person number 2 in Curia, Paul Poupard, etc. Order, in particular, appreciated the support Ratzinger, giving it in 1998 doctor honoris causa of the University of Navarre title in Pampeluna, which is one of the main training centers 'Opus Dei'. And in 2002 the same quick canonization of Escriva, with the result that his theological ideas were seen as part of the tradition of the Holy Catholic Church.