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Secretaries to John XXIII, John Paul II recount sanctity

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.

Profound spiritual life of John XXIII credited for Vatican II

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.

Friends, scholars recount sanctity of 'Good Pope John'

Apr 23, 2014 - 04:08 pm .- At a conference held at the Vatican Wednesday, a scholar on Bl. John XXIII and the Pope's one-time butler both spoke about his kindness and charity ahead of his canonization, which will occur April 27 along with that of John Paul II.

John XXIII and the beginning of the fall of the Iron Curtain

Apr 15, 2014 - 04:03 am .- While Pope, Bl. John XXIII began a dialogue with the Soviet Union that led to the eventual fall of the Iron Curtain during the pontificate of his successor John Paul II, both of whom will be canonized April 27.

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