Articles on this issue "Pontifical Council for Culture"
Whether John Paul II continues to travel abroad will be for him alone to decide, a Vatican spokesman said in the face of renewed speculation over the Pope's health. The Holy Father had arrived …read more
John Paul II says his propensity for travel began with an inspiration he felt at the very start of his almost 25-year pontificate. "Right from the day I was elected as Bishop of Rome, Oct. 16, …read more
John Paul II's latest trip to Croatia, his 100th outside Italy, adds another chapter to his long travel list. The Pope has visited a total of 129 countries and 614 localities (cities and …read more
To the question, "Why has a Pope traveled so much outside of Italy?" Cardinal Roger Etchegaray has a simple answer. "To tell the world not to be afraid, to open wide the doors to Christ," he …read more