The Bavarian sculptor Veit Stoss created the vast altarpiece depicting the Dormition and Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary between 1477 and 1489.
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COMMMENTARY: If carefully read, the McCarrick Report helps to explain what John Paul did know about the allegations against McCarrick, what he did with that knowledge, and why he may have done it.
Pardon does a wealth of good for hurting souls.
COMMENTARY: Coons’ grilling of Barrett over contraception employed a reverse theology of the body that contrasts radically with what JPII taught about the ‘language’ of conjugal self-giving.
COMMENTARY: The providential confluence of the two in 1980 is worth remembering as the US faces similar trials in 2020.
COMMENTARY: Cardinal Marian Jaworski’s presence at the death of Pope St. John Paul II capped long years at Karol Wojytła’s side.
The order, signed after the president’s visit to the shrine of Pope St. John Paul II, calls religious freedom “a moral and national security imperative” and declares it “a foreign policy priority of the United States.”
The Holy Father Pope said the document reaffirmed that “legitimate diversity is in no way opposed to the Church’s unity, but rather enhances her splendor and contributes greatly to the fulfilment of her mission.”
COMMENTARY: Ut Unum Sint, issued 25 years ago, was the most courageous papal ecumenical proposal since the schism with the Orthodox in 1054 and the Protestant Reformation in 1517.