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The Vicariate of Rome is organising a number of liturgical events on the eve of Sunday’s canonisation. At 5pm on Saturday, in the basilica of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls, there will be an evening of vespers and a vigil Mass for Divine Mercy Sunday, followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Up until compl...read more
Articles from section "John Paul II"
Below is the Introduction to the book “Beside John Paul II – His Friends and Collaborators Speak”. Published by the Italian Edizioni Ares press, and in stores now, the volume features …read more
By Anna Artymiak Having served as secretary for three Popes, Monsignor Alfred Xuereb is one of the few to witness personally the prayer lives of the most recent Successors of Peter. Monsignor …read more
We publish below extracts of a recent interview Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI gave to ZENIT’s Wlodzimierz Redzioch in which he pays tribute to soon-to-be-canonized Pope John Paul II. The …read more
By Anna Artymiak Together with the Pope’s brother Georg Ratzinger, Monsignor GeorgGänsweinand the four Memores Domini, Monsignor Alfred Xuereb was one of the few to know for some time of …read more
Italian police have found a relic of Blessed Pope John Paul II that had been stolen from a church once frequented by the late Pontiff in central Italy. The piece of cloth, stained with John …read more