pope john paul II

  • August 5, 2011

    Every now and then, a person enters our lives and leaves a strong imprint. The high-profile global evangelical leader John Stott has been much commented on since his recent death. But there are other figures, less immediately identifiable in media terms, who help change the world for the better.

  • April 30, 2011

    Polish Catholics say the beatification should make people "examine their consciences," and gain courage "to give up egoistic attitudes and behaviour."

  • April 13, 2011

    An official feast day, or day of commemoration, for the late Pope John Paul II will be held each year on 22 October, the Vatican has announced.