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Catholic Church teaching about nuclear weapons anchored in concern to protect...

On Aug. 6 and 9 the world will observe the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The 75th anniversary raises...

Free online concert remembering St. John Paul II’s 100 birthday features...

WASHINGTON -- A concert honoring the centennial of St. John Paul II's birth is now available online. The concert, featuring some of the United States...

Search for Christian unity is making progress, Pope Francis says

VATICAN CITY — Marking the 25th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s encyclical on Christian unity, Pope Francis said he shares “the healthy impatience”...

Celebrating 25 years of “Ut Unum Sint,” St. John Paul II’s...

VATICAN CITY -- Twenty-five years ago, St. John Paul II's encyclical on ecumenism, "Ut Unum Sint," put the papal seal of approval on a...

Memories of St. John Paul II on his 100th birthday

Do I remember St. John Paul II? Yes, I remember him well. I write of him as the centennial of his birth May 18, 1920,...

The legacy of St. John Paul II’s encyclical ‘Evangelium Vitae’ at...

One of my assignments as a theology graduate assistant was to deliver a 90-minute lecture on St. John Paul II's 1995 encyclical "Evangelium Vitae"...

Second Sunday of Lent: Take St. John Paul II’s advice, “Do...

Sunday Scripture readings, March 8, 2020: Second Sunday of Lent 1) Gn 12:1-4 Psalm 33:4-5, 18-20, 22 2) 2 Tm 1:8-10 Gospel: Mt 17:1-9 When World War II broke...

‘He was a great,’ Pope Francis says of St. John Paul...

VATICAN CITY -- St. John Paul II taught the world that truly great faith and holiness dwell in "the normality of a person who...

No nukes: Pope expected to take aim at new arms race...

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ top aide made no secret of what will be on the pope’s mind when he visits Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...

A look at the College of Cardinals after Polish cardinal’s 80th...

VATICAN CITY — Polish Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, the former archbishop of Krakow and longtime secretary to St. John Paul II, celebrated his 80th birthday...

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