HIS LIFE

  • Biography of John Paul II

    Karol Józef Wojtyla was born in the Polish town of Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometers from Krakow, on May 18, 1920.

  • Official Image

    Download the high resolution official image here

  • Animated video

    What made John Paul II a Saint? In five minutes discover the answer by watching: "Saint John Paul II: The Life of a Holy Pope" 

Videos

Pope to parents: Teach your children how to pray
Pope to parents: Teach your children how to pray
CNA Exclusive: Luke Spehar talks latest tour, artistic inspiration
Let yourself be transformed by the Eucharist
Pope condemns nuclear war on Hiroshima, Nagasaki anniversary
Pope: Divorce and remarriage contradicts the sacrament, but Church always reaches out
Pope: In Confession we encounter God's immense mercy
Enrique Shaw: the Argentine businessman whom Pope Francis may soon beatify
Pope Francis registers for World Youth Day 2016
Let Jesus satisfy your hunger for God, Pope urges in Angelus address
Jason Evert Interview: Is there a positive future between the Church and the LGBT community?
Jason Evert Interview: Can transgender people find happiness in the Church?
Jason Evert Interview: What role does prayer play for those who identify as transgender?
Jason Evert Interview: Effectively reaching out to individuals who identify as transgender
Jason Evert Interview: How can Catholics avoid unjust discrimination?
Jason Evert Interview: The consequences that come with accepting and promoting transgenderism
Jason Evert Interview: What trends are you seeing in society related to transgenderism?
Jason Evert Interview: Why does our culture allow for the mutilation of one's body?
Jason Evert Interview: What is transgenderism?
Jason Evert Interview: Did God go wrong when He made us?
Jason Evert Interview: How does God see transgender people?
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