Pope Saint John Paul II

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Last week, I had the privilege of speaking to around nine thousand middle school and high school students from the Catholic schools of the Los...

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Thumbnail relics in bostons mall chapel credit st francis chapel 1 cna A Boston mall chapel will house the relics of three saints

Relics of St. Faustina Kowalska, St. Maximilian Kolbe, and St. John Paul II will be coming to a Boston mall’s Catholic chapel, and a local priest...

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Thumbnail pope saint john paul ii george weigel An unlikely life with a saint

George Weigel’s new book, “Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II,” is the third in a series on the former pope — and this one...

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Thumbnail death penalty credit california department of corrections and rehabilitation wikipedia cc 20 cna As wave of executions draws near, Catholics in Arkansas pray for an alternative

Little Rock, Ark., Apr 9, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even though legal options have run out, Catholics in Arkansas are still pushing back...

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Thumbnail nancy reagan At Immaculate Conception: The First Lady and the Pope

The 1987 visit of Pope John Paul II to Los Angeles offered many memorable moments — not the least of which took place at Immaculate Conception...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 170866685 A war of the powerful against the weak

In many places throughout the world there is a widening gulf, chasm, gap between races, tribes, classes, cultures, economic factions, political...

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Thumbnail gettyimages 537280182 Beyond Elections: How Catholics can find their place in politics

There’s a genocide of Christians going on in the world today, with ISIS rallying to “take down the cross,” according to its English-language...

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Fatima, Portugal, May 12, 2017 / 03:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The third secret of Fatima deals with past events, but at the same time its call to...

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Thumbnail catechism Catechism of the Catholic Church

With the exception of the Bible, which reportedly adorns more of the world’s bookshelves than any other printed volume, the most widely circulated...

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In one of his exhortations, Pope John Paul II asked Catholics to celebrate the great Jubilee Year of 2000 by honoring their heroes, especially...

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On Sunday, the people of Austria elected a new government. At 31 years of age, Sebastian Kurz is poised to become Europe's youngest head of...

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Thumbnail our lady of the holy rosary credit gonewiththewind shutterstock cna Everything you need to know about Fatima (Part 2)

Fatima, Portugal, May 9, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This is part two of a two-part series. Part one covered the historical context, contents...

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Thumbnail lucia santos public domain wikipedia cna Fatima nun has 15,000 pages of evidence for beatification cause

Fatima, Portugal, Feb 14, 2017 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions approaches, Portuguese Catholic...

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If there’s one lesson we could all afford to learn from Our Lady appearing in Fátima, it’s got to start with praying the rosary. And not in a...

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Thumbnail pope francis and fidel castro in a private meeting sept 20 2015 photo courtesy of alex castro cna Fidel Castro, communist leader who met three Popes, dies at 90

Vatican City, Nov 26, 2016 / 03:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an unexpected televised statement, Fidel Castro’s brother and the current president of...

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Vatican City, Jul 9, 2017 / 09:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his 22 years as spokesman for St. John Paul II, Dr. Joaquin Navarro-Valls became...

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Thumbnail george weigel lessons in hope George Weigel's “Lessons in Hope”

George Weigel’s latest book, Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II, is the third panel in a great triptych he has composed in...

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Cologne, Germany, Feb 1, 2017 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The German bishops have published their own guidelines on Amoris laetitia allowing, in...

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