Anderson received the Totus Tuus award — known as the ‘Catholic Nobel’ in Poland — at the Royal Castle in Warsaw on Oct. 9.
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The papal biographer marked the May 18 anniversary in remarks to the Polish Bishops’ Conference.
Referring to recent criticisms of St. John Paul II in Poland and elsewhere, Msgr. Oder said that devotion to the pope who led the Church from 1978 to 2005 would prove stronger than the attacks on him and his legacy.
Pardon does a wealth of good for hurting souls.
Saint John Paul II served as pope for 26 years until his death in 2005, publishing 14 encyclicals and making pastoral visits to 129 countries.
St. John Paul II, who served as pope for 26 years until 2005, was a prolific writer of poems, plays, and theological and philosophical works.
COMMENTARY: Women are people who love others to holiness, prioritizing the person over all other goods and seeing the greatness of each individual soul.
COMMENTARY: In his letter to the Polish bishops for the centennial of the birth of Pope St. John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI makes the case for ‘the Great’ as a recognition of the late Holy Father’s impact on history.