Pope John Paul Ii

July 18, 2014

Legion of Christ’s New General Director Discusses the Congregation’s Road Ahead

Father Eduardo Robles Gil was named in February to lead the religious congregation at the conclusion of its Extraordinary General Chapter.

April 28, 2014

The Day of the Four Popes

April 28, 2014

Deacons Inspired by Saintly Papal Witness

One man from England noted that the four popes' involvement in the canonization Mass made a significant impression on him.

April 27, 2014

Pilgrims Pack Rome, Forge Friendships and Memories

April 27, 2014

Archbishop Lori: Grace From Canonizations Will Strengthen Church’s Mission of Evangelization

Baltimore’s shepherd said he hopes ‘authentic renewal of the Church’ will spring from the Divine Mercy Sunday canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.

April 25, 2014

Pope Francis Thanks Poland and Bergamo for the Gift of Two Saints

The Holy Father said their holiness continues to inspire the faithful today.

April 25, 2014

Rome Girds for the Canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

Upwards of 1 million pilgrims are expected to attend canonization ceremonies.

April 24, 2014

John Paul II and the Clergy Abuse Crisis: Can Saints Make Mistakes?

Pope John Paul II "Ain't No Saint," says the New York Times' Maureen Dowd, and she's not alone.

April 23, 2014

In Colorado, Plenty of Connections With Blessed John Paul II

The state is home to a number of Polish natives with personal experiences of the soon-to-be saint’s warmth and holiness, and Colorado also attracts Catholics who share the late pope’s affinity for the outdoors.

April 22, 2014

Philippines Issues New Stamps of Blessed John Paul II, John XXIII

The country’s postmaster said a large delegation of Filipinos is heading to Rome for the canonization ceremonies.

April 17, 2014

John XXIII, John Paul II Linked by Their Love of Constructive Dialogue With the World

Cardinal Paul Poupard, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture, remembers the two popes.

March 13, 2014

Pope Francis’ First Year: A Step Toward Unity

COMMENTARY

March 7, 2014

Archbishop Fulton Sheen Alleged Miracle Passes Major Vatican Test

The Vatican’s medical team unanimously approved the healing of a stillborn baby as unexplainable by science, marking a major step toward the beatification of the beloved American archbishop.

March 4, 2014

Cardinal Müller Discusses Divorced-Remarried Reception of Communion and Liberation Theology

An exclusive Register interview with the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, who became a new cardinal at last month’s consistory.

February 6, 2014

The Legion of Christ Elects New Leader

Looking to move past the scandal involving its late founder, the congregation’s leaders have also issued a long-awaited apology to abuse victims and made extensive revisions to its constitutions.

February 5, 2014

Mexico Cathedral to Receive Blessed John Paul II Relic

The reliquary, which will contain a vial of blood, will be housed in a life-size wax sculpture of John Paul II.

January 30, 2014

Soap-Opera Economics

COMMENTARY: Why the idea of concrete love is useful to understanding Church teaching about the economy.

January 27, 2014

Thomas Melady Transcended Partisan Polarization

NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S. ambassador to the Holy See from 1989-1993, Melady, who died Jan. 6 at the age of 86, pressed for full diplomatic relations between the Vatican and Israel and queried John Paul II about Gorbachev’s intentions.

November 8, 2013

Marco Roncalli on His Great-Uncle, Blessed John XXIII

The great-nephew of the soon-to-be canonized pope will publish a new book on his famous relative, in time for the April 27 ceremony in Rome.

October 1, 2013

Tributes to John XXIII and John Paul II Pour in After Canonization Announcement

Praise for the soon-to-be saints abounds.

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