Saint John Paul II

Thumbnail the exhibit a blessing to one another in the vatican s charlemagne wing 6 credit andrea gagliarducci courtesy of the exhibition a blessing to one another cna 7 30 15 A childhood friendship that shaped JPII's love for the Jewish community

Saint John Paul II's historic embrace of former chief rabbi of Rome Elio Toaff welcomes visitors to a new Vatican exhibition on the late Pope's...

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Thumbnail jpii catholic link image cna 5 14 14 Animated video on John Paul II aims to evangelize youth

In honor of the canonization of St. John Paul II, audiovisual resource page Catholic Link has created an animated video detailing the profound...

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Thumbnail screen shot 2017 10 06 at 3.44.26 am Archdiocese celebrates Respect Life Month encouraging prayer and action

October is Respect Life Month and honoring the theme “Be not afraid. Be courageous for life!” the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is celebrating at...

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Krakow, Poland, Jul 26, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As World Youth Day approaches, the Archbishop of Krakow recently spoke with EWTN...

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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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Thumbnail haylee mcarthur speaks with cna june 11 2014 credit andreas dueren cna cna jpeg Catholic high school's first graduates celebrate in Rome

The first graduating class of the U.S.-based John Paul II Catholic High School celebrated by making a pilgrimage to Rome – a trip the students...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 147552347 Consistories: You never know what (and who) they will bring

As consistories go, the one scheduled June 28 at the Vatican doesn’t shape up as the most noteworthy among the hundreds of consistories celebrated...

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Thumbnail krakow mercy jpii Krakow: A city of saints

KRAKOW, Poland — “Christ writes his calls in the living heart of man,” St. John Paul II said upon his return to Krakow in June of 1979. “And my...

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Thumbnail our lady of kazan credit oleh dubyna shutterstock cna Our Lady of Kazan and Mary's affinity for Russia

One hundred years ago, at the height of a cultural about-face in Russia, Mary appeared to three shepherd children in Portugal, predicting and...

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Krakow, Poland, Jul 26, 2016 / 11:05 am (CNA).- Many special moments are anticipated during Pope Francis' visit to Poland this week for World Youth...

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Thumbnail 03 gomez popes Priests of mercy, prophets of peace

I hope you all had a beautiful and peaceful Easter with your family and loved ones! In Rome this coming Sunday, Mercy Sunday, our Holy Father...

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What remains of the Berlin Wall discloses a subtle yet stark reminder for civilization to not “look to walls as solutions,” says German priest...

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Thumbnail mother teresa and pope john paul ii may 25 1983 credit losservatore romano cna 8 23 16 The happiest day of Mother Teresa's life

Vatican City, Aug 26, 2016 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s been said that saints often come in pairs. Sts. Peter and Paul, Mary and Joseph,...

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Thumbnail jpii wallpaper cna There's a generation that didn't know John Paul II – this film is for them

Thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square and around their television sets to pray for Pope John Paul II as he passed away on April 2,...

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Thumbnail pope john paul ii circa 1991 credit   losservatore romano cna 5 21 15 Those letters between John Paul II and a woman? Not so secret, actually.

Experts and friends of Pope St. John Paul II responded quickly to a BBC promotion of a documentary about his friendship with Polish-born female...

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Pope Francis will make a one-day trip to Albania in September, during which he is slated to meet with local authorities, priests and religious as...

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