Pope John Paul II

Pope Francis Brought A Rarely-Seen Collective Sense Of Peace In Central ParkThe wave of cheers was awestriking as Pope Francis appeared in the distance on West Drive in the Popemobile. But the experience wasn't only about Pope Francis himself.
Woman Remembers Meeting Pope John Paul II At MSG, 36 Years LaterWhen Pope Francis appears at Madison Square Garden on Friday, it will mark the second pope to visit the iconic arena.
Long Island Couple Has Met 3 Popes In Interfaith WorkA Long Island couple on Tuesday had some advice for proper etiquette for those fortunate enough to meet and greet Pope Francis.
CBS2 Revisits NJ Girl Who Has Defied Odds Since Blessing From Pope John Paul IIIt was a reunion between CBS2's Dana Tyler and proud parents Elizabeth and Ward Foggin with their daughter, Caity, who continues to defy the odds.
Pope Francis’ Popularity Hits Fevered Pitch As First U.S. Trip ApproachesWith just days until Pope Francis makes his first ever visit to the United States, his popularity has hit a fevered pitch.
New Jersey Parish Celebrates Shrine To Beloved Pope John Paul IIFor parishioners at one church in the Garden State, Sunday’s canonization of two popes in Vatican City holds special meaning.
Rome Buzzing With Excitement Over Dual CanonizationFaithful from around the globe are arriving in Rome for the historic canonization of two popular popes.
Cardinal Dolan Reflects On Historic Dual Canonization Of Past PopesCardinal Timothy Dolan said in the church, saints are usually "museum pieces" who lived hundreds of years ago. But he said that is not the case for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II.
Pope John Paul II Honored With Co-Naming Of Maspeth StreetWeeks before John Paul II is to be canonized as a saint, a group in Queens has decided to honor him on their own.
Catholic World Abuzz After Word Leaks Of Dual CanonizationsHistory was being made at the Vatican on Monday. The news out of Rome on Monday said that two popes will be elevated to sainthood on the same day – Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be canonized at the same time.
Local Catholics React To Pope John Paul II Being Cleared For SainthoodPope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century's most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.
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