Out of the sacristy – into the world
POPE John XXIII, when he called the Second Vatican Council together, said that we had to open the windows of the Church so that fresh air can come in from the outside. The air inside the Church had become stale because the Church had closed itself in ...
Pope Francis: 'A friend bringing us closer to God'
The Catholic Sun
Some Catholic school students in Scottsdale hope the fruits of their “We love our pope” project will be swept up in the growing affection associated with Pope Francis. The care package from Bl. Pope John XXIII School should reach the Vatican any day now.
10 Crucial Days That Shaped Pope Francis' First Year
During a meeting with cardinals, Pope Francis announced that both Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII would be canonized together on April 27th, 2014. The announcement came as a surprise to many as John XXIII still needed another miracle under ...
Benedict XVI on John Paul II: I always knew he was a saint
John Paul, who reigned from 1978 to 2005, will formally be declared a saint April 27, alongside Pope John XXIII, who was pope from 1958 to 1963. Benedict's interview, which was conducted in writing, was the second major Vatican-related scoop this week ...