John Paul II

Today, October 22, We Celebrate Pope Saint John Paul II

Oct 22, 2021

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.

Cupola of St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City. CNA

The Papal Foundation Awards $800K in Scholarships to Dozens of Priests, Religious, Laity

Sep 16, 2021

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.

Pope John Paul II, pictured in 1992. / L'Osservatore Romano.

St. John Paul II: 1,700 Professors Respond to ‘wave of accusations’ Against Polish Pope

Dec 13, 2020

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.

Late Archbishop Henri Teissier.

Algerian Archbishop Remembered for Courage, Love for Country Laid to Rest

Dec 10, 2020

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.

Priests in the Archdiocese of Lomé renewing their vows during Chrism Mass at Cristo Risorto de Hedzranawoe Catholic Parish Church in Lomé, Tuesday, September 8. / Archdiocese of Lomé

Priests Called to “defend oppressed, re-establish justice”: Prelate in Togo at Chrism Mass

Sep 8, 2020

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.

St. John Paul II in 1978. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis to Publish a Book with Reflections on St. John Paul II

Jan 28, 2020

Pope Francis has co-authored a book of reflections on the life of St. John Paul II to be published in Italian.