Posts tagged "john paul II"

John Paul II Beatified Today

Pope John Paul II, who's been placed on the fast track to sainthood, was beatified in Rome today, before heads of state and hundreds of thousands of religious loyals.  Writes The Guaradian:
Beatification is the last step on the road to sainthood, though not all those who are beatified are finally canonised. Before conferring the...

JPIICC

03 February 2006 Joe Feuerherd of the¬†National Catholic Reporter, always astute at following the money trail, investigates the John Paul II Cultural Center: a $75 million white elephant in Washington, D.C., intended to be a “presidential library of sorts,” that’s been largely financed by the downsizing Archdiocese of Detroit.

Written on the Body

02 April 2005 Jeff Sharlet: I have very little to add to the media storm following John Paul II’s death this afternoon. I was addressing a meeting of Gegrapha, a Christian journalists association (of which I’m not a member) at the New York Evangelical Seminary. We were alerted to the death by the sound of...