Saint John Paul II is perhaps one of the most well-known pontiffs in recent history, and is most remembered for his charismatic nature, his love of youth and his world travels, along with his role in the fall of communism in Europe during his 27-year papacy.
The Papal Foundation awarded nearly $800,000 in scholarships to 96 priests, brothers, sisters, and lay faithful as part of the Saint John Paul II Scholarship Program.
Hundreds of professors have signed an appeal defending St. John Paul II following criticism of the Polish pope in the wake of the McCarrick Report.
The late Archbishop emeritus of Algiers in Algeria, Henri Teissier, who was laid to rest Wednesday, December 9 is being eulogized for his courage and love for the North African nation.
At the celebration of the previously postponed Chrism Mass in Togo's Archdiocese of Lomé Tuesday, September 8, the presiding Prelate has underscored the need for Clerics to rediscover the value of their ministerial Priesthood by paying attention to the plight of the deprived in society and working toward re-establishing social justice.