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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - John Paul Ii
In a statement released earlier this morning, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed Pope Francis’ apostolic trip to the Republic of Korea, which is slated to occur in August of this year.
In lengthy excerpts of an interview published in an Italian newspaper, Benedict XVI speaks of his time collaborating with John Paul II, highlighting the deceased Pope's sanctity and commitment to the truth.
Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz addressed his controversial publishing of letters which John Paul II asked to be burned, affirming that the decision is prudent as the letters are "a good for humanity."
Roberto de Mattei, an Italian historian, has written about Cardinal Walter Kasper’s Feb. 20 address to cardinals on marriage and the family, calling it a "resounding revolution of culture and praxis."
The restoration of the Bernini colonnade and other historic pieces in St. Peter’s Square will be finished by Easter, in time for the canonizations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.
In the wake of Belgium's recent decision to legalize euthanasia for children, several members of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Life voiced their dismay at the new practice.
The Vatican made public the schedule of Pope Francis' liturgical celebrations for March and April, including the list of Lenten and Easter activities over which he will preside.
Final high school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Tex Preps Basketball magazine:
NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, a longtime advocate for victims of pedophile priests, took aim this week at a recent U.N. commission report on the Catholic Church's child sex abuse scandal, saying it failed to recognize the progress the church has made in the past decade.
High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Tex Preps Basketball magazine for the week of Feb. 10:
Poles are divided between praise and condemnation of John Paul II's secretary for publishing the late pope's personal notes — against his last will and testament.
Here are translated excerpts from "Very Much in God's Hands. Personal Notes 1962-2003," a collection of John Paul II's personal notes that his closest confidant is publishing - in defiance of the pope's will. The book comes out in Polish on Wednesday.
Poles are divided between praise and condemnation of John Paul II's secretary for publishing the late pope's personal notes - against his last will and testament.
High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Tex Preps Basketball magazine for the week of Feb. 3:
High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Tex Preps Basketball magazine for the week of Jan. 27:
Recalling other interviews in which he said that he "did not have the courage" to burn then letters, Cardinal Dziwisz revealed that this is true, because keeping them "is a good for humanity."
"What we're recognizing now is a diminished appreciation for the idea of marriage, which is so important to bring stability to children," he said. "Children need to have a home. I don't mean a physical four walls and a room. There needs to be an emotional and spiritual and loving place in life. That's what a family is."