COMMENTARY: Forty years ago, Soviet communists tried to turn out the lights. But like a candle in the White House window, Ronald Reagan and John Paul II and the people of Poland kept a flicker of hope alive.
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In this exclusive interview on the occasion of her 100th birthday, the famous Ravensbrück survivor discusses her friendship with the Polish saint, World War II, the excesses of science and the need for new generations of saints.
His change of vocation ultimately took him from the small stage in Poland to the world stage for more than 26 years.
If athletic competition builds virtue and is not just “an end in itself,” said Pope St. John Paul II, it can be “a means to total and harmonious physical, moral and social development.”
A conversation with the editor of a new book of John Paul II’s writings, ‘Teachings for an Unbelieving World: Newly Discovered Reflections on Paul’s Sermon at the Areopagus’
John Paul’s joy and courage never wavered because he was not their source — Christ was.
“The institute that bears his name must study marriage and the family with this same breadth of vision, because the family is at the interface of all the human realities that Christ came to welcome, elevate and save.”
Faustina, Kateri, Dina Bélanger, Carlo Acutis, John Paul II — What 5 Holy People Teach Us About the Eucharist
These five saints and blesseds serve as models to bring the Holy Eucharist to full fruition in our lives as a preparation for the promised eternal wedding feast of the Lamb (Revelation 19:7).
COMMENTARY: Education should be a corrective of the problems that besiege society, not a conformity to them.
“Man is freed,” wrote the future Pope St. John Paul II, “only through the experience of love.”