Posts Tagged ‘John XXIII’

‘Humanitas’ Offers Special Homage to Saints John XXIII and John Paul II

The latest edition of Humanitas is dedicated to the memory of Pope Saints John XXIII and John Paul II. The publication, available now online, is a “special homage” to the two recently canonized pontiffs, containing articles that recall their legacies.
In the first article “’The Good Pope,’ Man of Unity and Peac…

Historic Hug of Paul VI and Patriarch Remembered in Book 50 Years Later

“The world has opened our eyes to a totally unexpected event,” has said a senior Vatican official and close collaborator to both Pope Paul VI and John XXIII. During a presentation Tuesday at the Vatican Radio headquarters in Vatican City of the book, ”L’abbraccio di Gerusalemme” (“The ‘Hug’ of Jerusalem – Fifty y…

Comic Strips on new saintly Popes are published internationally (Video)

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Israeli parliament lauds John XXIII as example of unity

Vatican City, May 16, 2014 / 05:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an unprecedented session held earlier this week, members of the Israeli parliament praised St John XXIII for his efforts in improving Jewish-Christian relations, both before and during his pont…

Israeli Parliament Convenes Special Meeting to Pay Tribute to St. John XXIII

The Israeli Parliament is today holding a special meeting to pay tribute to Pope St,. John XXIII in recognition of his humanitarian activities during the Holocaust and his contribution to promoting interreligious dialogue. The event at the Knesset, …

Ambassador Michael Novak’s Talk to the Swiss Guards

Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Visitors – and above all the Swiss Guards of today and all those who served, down so many epic years from John XXIII to John Paul II: The great Council Vatican II. The Crumbling of the Berlin Wall. At last I have the chance in person: I want to thank the Swiss Guar…

Sts. John XXIII and John Paul II: Pieces of a Mystical Puzzle

By Andrea Gagliarducci | The common witness of our newest saints | With the simultaneous canonizations of his predecessors, Pope Francis has not hesitated to slightly bypass canonization procedures by not waiting for confirmation of a second miracle…

Canonizations: Symbolic of Holy See-UK Relations

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, as representatives of the Queen of England, were among the many delegates in attendance at the canonizations of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II, two important figures in the history of diplomatic relations b…

Obama’s Statement on Canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II

Here is an April 28 statement from U.S. President Barack Obama regarding Sunday’s canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. * * *
Today, Michelle and I join Catholics around the world in celebrating the canonization of Pope John XXIII and…

Pope John XXIII Lived Out in His Life What Vatican II Tried to Condense Into Words

By Michael Novak
In conjunction with the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, ZENIT is reprinting from Corriere della Seraa series of three articles by Michael Novak, who was present at the Second Session of the Second Vatican Coun…

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