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.
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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.
COMMENTARY: Before he was a priest — a man of the Word made flesh — Karol Wojtyła was a playwright and poet.
COMMENTARY: St. John Paul II proposed another way of seeing the human body — as a bridge of God’s grace.
One-man performance will coincide with 100th birthday of the actor-turned-pope.