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Canonisation of Saint John Paul II on 27th of April 2014

Canonisation of Saint John Paul II on 27th of April 2014

Saint John Paul II: 'Do not be afraid"

27/04/2016 12:42

(Vatican Radio ) St. John Paul II was not afraid to stand up to the trials of life in defense of others, neither as Pope nor as priest back in Poland. To mark 2 years since his canonisation we share with you an archive programme focusing on his life in Poland under the communist regime.

Saint John Paul II at the 'Hill of the Crosses' in 1993.

Saint John Paul II at the 'Hill of the Crosses' in 1993.

Vatican Radio: key player under choke of communism

10/11/2014 14:51

(Vatican Radio) On November 9, it was the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. For the occasion we take a look at how Catholics kept the faith alive in Lithuania at the time of the communist regime. That's  with Cardinal Audrys Bačkis.

St John Paul II in Warsaw's Victory Square

St John Paul II in Warsaw's Victory Square on June 2, 1979

St John Paul II in Victory Square: herald of hope and freedom

08/11/2014 15:09

What happened exactly on that day in Poland's Warsaw's Victory Square on June 2, 1979? That's what the man who coordinated that encounter, Jesuit Cardinal Roberto Tucci tells Veronica Scarisbrick.