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On May 13, 1981, Anna Stanghellini, a nurse at the “Agostino Gemelli” Hospital, was working, as she did every day, in the surgery department. She didn’t know that at 5:19 pm that day Mehmet Ali Agca attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II. She learned what happened in Saint Peter’s Square when the ambulance arri...read more
Articles from section "John Paul II"
Two women writers in Britain have teamed up for a special project this year to produce a book and a TV programme about Saint John Paul, focussing on his prayer life. “St John Paul – The …read more
The recent canonization of Saint John Paul II offers an impetus to reflect on both his life and his papacy. The Pope’s leadership of the Catholic Church was exemplified by his signature …read more
Pope Francis has sent a telegram of condolence to Patriarch Francesco Moraglia of Venice, Italy, on the death yesterday of Cardinal Marco Ce, patriarch emeritus of Venice who died on Sunday …read more