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St. John Paul II in St. Peter's Basilica, March 25, 1983. Credit: L'Osservatore Romano.
By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Feb 13, 2020 / 10:33 am (CNA).- In a newly published book, Pope Francis answers questions about himself and St. John Paul II, saying he learned the importance of joy and mercy from his predecessor, and they are in “total harmony” on the subject of

By Margaret Swensen When I spoke with Paul Melia on the phone in July, I told him I wanted him to be the first featured artist in what I hoped would become a series of videos on Catholic artists living and working within the archdiocese. He humbly accepted and warned

Vatican City, Dec 21, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- When Church historians look back on the last ten years, they’ll have several historic and important moments to study. And Catholics who’ve lived through the last decade may feel that changes, often one right after another, were both dizzying and exciting.

Today’s Video looks at the sayings of St. John Paul II: Christ is Freedom Prayer to St. John Paul II Oh, St. John Paul, from the window of heaven, grant us your blessing! Bless the Church that you loved and served and guided, courageously leading her along the paths of

May is an exciting time for Catholics. Many children will continue their lifelong journey with Jesus as they receive Him in the Eucharist for the first time. May is also recognized by the Church as Mary’s month. It seems fitting for children to receive their First Holy Communion during a

Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph  Before he was a saint, then-Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Kracow, Poland, visited Joseph L. Bernadin  Sept. 2, 1976, while the latter was Archbishop of Cincinnati.

A woman takes a picture of an illustration depicting Blessed John Paul II, left, Pope Francis and Blessed John XXIII outside a shop in Rome April 23. On April 27, Pope Francis canonized both former popes. (CNS photo/Stefano Rellandini, Reuters)
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY — Just days before Pope Francis was set to canonize two of his predecessors, he expressed his hopes the two soon-to-be saints would continue to inspire the whole church in its mission.