Apr 25, 2014 - 05:02 pm .- Cardinals Loris Capovilla and Stanislaw Dziwisz, who were personal secretaries to John XXIII and John Paul II, spoke at a news conference Friday of the clear sanctity of both Popes.
Apr 25, 2014 - 02:48 pm .- Pope Francis on April 25 stressed the need for bishops and priests to give a “consistent witness” to Christian moral teaching, including the lifelong nature of Christian marriage, and to teach these truths “with great compassion.”
Apr 25, 2014 - 02:02 pm .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia reflected that Pope Francis in the first year of his papacy has shown “a deep sense of the continuity of the Church” while also being “something different” and “a surprise.”
Apr 25, 2014 - 10:28 am .- Floribeth Mora Diaz, the Costa Rican woman whose healing through the intercession of Bl. John Paul II paved the way for his canonization Sunday, describes the incident as being a rebirth.
Apr 25, 2014 - 07:31 am .- In messages to both residents of Poland and Bergamo, Pope Francis conveyed his gratitude for Bl. John Paul II and John XXIII, saying that their holiness continues to inspire the Church today.
Apr 25, 2014 - 04:01 am .- The great-nephew of Bl. John XXIII discussed the Roman Pontiff's Church vision in calling the Second Vatican Council, noting the great continuity between his ideas and the pontificate of Bl. John Paul II.
Apr 25, 2014 - 02:04 am .- Marriage is indissoluble according to the doctrine of the Church and a Pope’s phone call could not change that, a canon lawyer has explained.
Apr 25, 2014 - 12:03 am .- A newly published book gathers the memories of 13 journalists and communications specialists about John Paul II, including those of Fr. Giorgio Costantino, spokesman of the Synod of Bishops.