Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
There are many lenses through which to view Pope St. John Paul II.A book released this year by Basilian Father Thomas Rosica proposes the Polish Pontiff as a “saint for Canada” (Novalis 2014). ZENIT spoke with Fr. Rosica about his insights into the Pope and saint who loved Canada and was loved by Canadians. Pa...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
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
Father Giuseppe Girotti, martyred in Dachau concentration camp at the age of 40 because of his efforts to assist the Jews, has been beatified in Alba, Italy. According to the current English …read more
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' homily during a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Canonization of St. John Paul II at the Polish parish of St.Stanisław in Rome this morning. * * * In the …read more
Although the massive crowds which filled the city of Rome for Sunday’s canonization of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II have all but returned home, faithful Catholics continue to …read more
By Michael Novak This is the second of a three-part series from Corriere della Sera written by Michael Novak on the occasion of Sunday’s canonizations. * * * In accepting his election as …read more