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This April 2 will mark a historic first for Canada: the firstPope John Paul II Day. According to Vatican Radio, Parliament passed an act designating the date of April 2nd each year as Pope John Paul II Day. April 2nd is the day the late Pope died. This year marks the 10th anniversary of his passing. The bil...read more
Articles from section "John Paul II"
The L’Osservatore Romano published a homily delivered by then-archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, on the occasion of John Paul II’s death in 2005. The homily shows that the …read more
Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Visitors – and above all the SwissGuards of today and all those who served, down so many epic years from John XXIII to JohnPaul II: The great …read more
The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has said Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit the patients and staff of the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic, the …read more
The great burst of energy that John Paul II infused into humankind by his emphasis on the culture of life cannot be understood apart from his other purposes. It is fitting that the …read more
Pope Francis has celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving for St. John Paul II at the Polish national church in central Rome. In his homilyat the Church of Saint Stanislaw on Sunday, Pope Francis …read more