Pope John Paul II

 
The Pope’s message of unity and reconciliation
The Pope’s message of unity and reconciliation
This week, Pope Francis completed his fourth pastoral visit to Africa. During his week-long journey, he visited Mozambique, Madagascar and...
Hope, peace and reconciliation: Pope Francis in Mozambique
Hope, peace and reconciliation: Pope Francis in Mozambique
Pope Francis’ visit to Mozambique from September 4 to 6 comes at a critical political moment. The theme for the papal Africa trip —...
Mother Teresa will achieve sainthood this weekend - 19 years after her death
Mother Teresa will achieve sainthood this weekend - 19 years after her death
Affectionately called the "saint of the gutters" during her lifetime, Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made an official saint of the Roman...
[Slideshow]Mswati: The king and the bling
[Slideshow]Mswati: The king and the bling
Lavish birthdays and more wives than Maybachs. It's good to be king. As struggling Swazis head to the polls, we look at the sweet life of King Mswati.
Pope Francis to make John Paul II a saint
Pope Francis to make John Paul II a saint
Mourners who cried "santo subito" ("saint immediately") at the funeral of pope John Paul II look set to have their wish...
Mexico to brandish holy relic in fight against crime
Mexico to brandish holy relic in fight against crime
A vial containing the late pope John Paul II's blood will soon be winging its way to Mexico in a bid to help bring down crimes rates in the largely...
Pope John Paul beatified before huge crowd
Pope John Paul beatified before huge crowd
The late pope John Paul moved a major step closer to sainthood on Sunday at a joyous ceremony that drew more than a million people, the largest...
Mugabe to attend Vatican ceremony despite EU ban
Mugabe to attend Vatican ceremony despite EU ban
The Vatican on Friday said Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will attend Sunday's beatification ceremony for the late pope John Paul II, despite...
Pope John Paul's blood to go on display at Vatican
Pope John Paul's blood to go on display at Vatican
A phial filled with the blood of the late pope John Paul II will go on display at his beatification on Sunday and become available for veneration...
Pope Benedict XVI in TV talk show debut
Pope Benedict XVI in TV talk show debut
Pope Benedict XVI on Friday took part in a chat show on Italian television in a first for a leader of the Catholic Church, calling for peace in...
Turk who shot Pope John Paul released from prison
Turk who shot Pope John Paul released from prison
The man who tried to kill Pope John Paul II nearly 30 years ago was released from a Turkish prison on Monday, rekindling the mystery over who may...

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