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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...

Polish cardinal, St. John Paul’s aide, defends pontiff’s record on abuse

WARSAW, Poland — A close aide to St. John Paul II has vigorously defended the late pope’s handling of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy...

Amazed by human dignity

The world makes its way, for better or worse, into our still-young, new millennium. But time flies! Nearly 20 years of this millennium's first...

‘Redeemer of man,’ the vision and agenda of St. John Paul...

"Redemptor Hominis" ("The Redeemer of Man," 1979), the first of 14 encyclical letters issued by St. John Paul II (1978–2005), lays out the vision...

Doctrinal congregation to handle relations with traditionalist Catholics

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has closed the pontifical commission that had been responsible for the pastoral care of Catholics attached to the pre-Vatican...

Blessed Oscar Romero stood up for his beliefs and it led...

VATICAN CITY -- A new documentary about Blessed Oscar Romero, featuring a rare interview with him, revealed the martyred archbishop's thoughts regarding accusations that...

Silence can help in a modern world that is all about...

By BRETT ROBINSON It has been said that St. John Paul II was our first "media" pope. His international visits attracted scores of media attention....

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