Tag: Pope John Paul II

6 Fascinating Videos from the Papacy and Death of St. John Paul II

By: Churchpop.com April 8 is the 10th anniversary of the funeral of Pope St. John Paul II. Here are some videos from important moments in his papacy, from his election to his death and funeral.   Papal Election: October 16th, 1978   Assassination Attempt: May 13th, 1981   Last Public Appearance: March 31st, 2005   Announcement […]

Saints-to-be John Paul II and John XXIII

The two Pope saints: the website

The Diocese of Rome has launched a special website for the upcoming canonizations of John Paul II and John XXIII. The site www.2PapiSanti.org offers biographies of the two Popes and explains why they will be recognized as saints after the April 27 canonization Mass – which will be broadcast live on the website. The website […]

John XXIII and John Paul II: Reading suggestions

By Andrea Gagliarducci, CNA’s Vatican Analyst There is a vast bibliography of John XXIII and John Paul II, who are to be canonized April 27, and the best way to understand their life and thought is by reading their works. Nurtured in the Ecclesiastical Academy and a longtime diplomat, John XXIII wrote a couple historical […]