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Pope John Paul II

John Paul II’s mother knew he would become a “great man” someday

Emilia Wojtyla had a motherly intuition that her son would do something profound with his life.

Filipino devotees present requests to St. John Paul II in lead up to feast day

October 22 unites Catholics in their love for Polish Pontiff.

In praise of hipsters … and why they make great Catholics

They get a bad rap and are often misunderstood, but here's what's so great about hipsterdom.

This is the daily schedule John Paul II had as a teenager

John Paul II called the schedule set by his father his "first seminary" that inspired him to become a priest.

Archdiocese of Krakow opens beatification process of John Paul II’s parents

The Polish Bishops’ Conference agreed to open the cause of beatification for Emilia née Kaczorowska and Karol Wojtyła Sr.

Bishop Barron on Cardinal Etchegaray, Henri de Lubac, and Vatican II

This is much more than a charming story, for upon John Paul’s reverence for Henri de Lubac hangs a very interesting tale of continuing relevance to our time.

John Paul II said this was the most beautiful homily he ever saw

It confirmed for him that the Kingdom of God belongs to children.

On Memorial Day, a prayer to the Virgin Mary for peace by St. John Paul II

As we remember the fallen, let us pray for an end to the violence in the world.

Pope reminds us of Fatima’s message: Say Rosary and repent!

Recalls John Paul II's assertion that his life was protected by Mary's intercession.

St. John Paul II’s key to a successful Lent

It's an important one that we don't always remember or give priority to.

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