Pope John Paul II expressed his wish to go to Medjugorje, but never made it there. …
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When Pope John Paul II visited Lebanon in 1997 and the country was under Syrian occupation, it was “a bad situation.”
“We can therefore hope in the glory of heaven promised by God to those who love him and do his will. In every circumstance, each one of us should hope, with the grace of God, to persevere “to the end”
When we begin to understand the mystery of the Sacrament of Marriage and how it is a reflection of the marriage of Christ and the Church (Ephesians 5: 21-33), we can then begin to understand why contraception is intrinsically evil. In order to be in tune with God and His holy will, a married man and a married woman must have a profound, intimate and personal relationship with God. This relationship is fostered and deepened through a daily and well-disciplined life of prayer. Christian marriage is a call to learn the way of love; a vocation to follow Jesus Christ.
“I felt like I could collapse at any moment. Various times I fell down outside on the street.” The former mayor Marcos Fidel Rojas recalled a trip to Rome where he had met Pope John Paul II. He thought, “I have a friend up there. And he had Parkinson’s. Why didn’t I pray to him before? Venerable Father John Paul II: come and heal me, put your hands on my head.” Dr. Antonio Schlesinger Piedrahita certified Fidel’s complete healing from Parkinson’s disease. “Yes, John Paul II gave me the miracle of curing me. My great promise to my healer is to spread devotion to him wherever I can.”
The story of the persecution of the Greek Catholic Church in Romania is without parallel in the 20th century, or any century for that matter. Before Communism was introduced in 1948, the Greek Catholic Church numbered some 1.5 million members.
At the Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Donald Wuerl announced that Pope Benedict XVI has officially approved the erection of the Ordinariate in the United States to take place on January 1,
He will greet the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI with great reverence,” the Dominican clergyman said. “He is very excited about this unique and extraordinary opportunity.”Tags: Allama Zubair Abid, pilgrims of peace, pilgrims of truth, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope John Paul IIWorld News
I know we are all benefiting from the prayers of three people in particular, who are interceding from heaven: Blessed John Paul II, Blessed Mother Teresa, and Cardinal John O’Connor.Tags: Amarillo, Blessed Mother Teresa, Cardinal John O'Connor, Father Frank Pavone, Pope John Paul II, Priest for Life, Pro LifeNews