Articles on this issue "Pontifical Council for Culture"
Negligence on the road results annually in 1.2 million deaths and 50 million injuries, a grim statistic that a Vatican official noted as he presented the "Guidelines for the Pastoral Care of …read more
John Paul II's visit to Switzerland this past weekend proved his capacity to continue to travel despite his physical limitations. Now it is expected that the Pope's next trip (Aug. 14-15) will …read more
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