Pope John Paul II

Thumbnail minor basilica of san marco evangelista al campidoglio in rome july 2012 credit richard mortel via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 4 23 14 Ancient Roman church to host English pre-canonization prayer vigil

On April 26, the evening before the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, English speaking pilgrims from across the globe will...

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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 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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Thumbnail cardinal tarcisio bertone former vatican secretary of state speaks with ewtn on may 4 2017 credit daniel ibanez 1 cna Cardinal Bertone talks about the third secret of Fatima

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 pope john paul ii in belgium circa 1995 credit  losservatore romano cna 9 15 15 Cardinal Dziwisz talks Krakow, Saint John Paul II

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 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 20141018cnsph156 Does Catholic faith offer a way to peace in Korea?

The first time I heard the word “Korea,” I was a small child learning that my father had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. My dad was...

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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 our lady of fatima Fátima: Today and everyday

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 joaquin navarro valls and st john paul ii credit opusdeiorg cna Friends, colleagues remember the 'gentleman' Joaquin Navarro-Valls

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 prop62 History of the death penalty in the United States

In 1980, the Roman Catholic Bishops of the United States called for an end to the use of the death penalty in our country. It was the judgment of...

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Thumbnail photo by tim marshall on unsplash cna How the JPII Institute helped alumni 'become more fully and radically human'

Alumni of the early years of the Washington, D.C. “session” of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family say it gave...

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Thumbnail vatican sv 04 In Simi Valley: ‘A window to the infinite’

They were linked, bizarrely, by would-be assassins’ bullets that struck them within seven weeks of each other in the spring of 1981.They were...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 400929307 I Think, Therefore I Am Whatever I Think I Am: From Rene Descartes’ Dictum to Obama’s Bathroom Policy

Anybody remember the old Kinks song “Lola”? I was in my early teens the first time I heard it and this line leaped out at me: “Girls will be boys...

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Thumbnail pope john paul ii visits united nations credit un photo evan schneider cna John Paul II saw prayer as first duty of Pope, reflects cardinal

Italian Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, who was a close collaborator of Blessed John Paul II, said the future saint believed that “the first duty of...

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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 victor vanacore La Sorgente: 10 neoclassical arias based on the poetry of Pope Saint John Paul II  

Mark your calendars for Sunday, Oct. 8, at the John Anson Ford Theatre in Hollywood. On this night at 7:30 p.m. will be the world premiere of...

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