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Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II embraces Rome's chief Rabbi Elio Toaff at the end of a joint ceremony at a Synagogue in Rome.

Pope John Paul II embraces Rome's chief Rabbi Elio Toaff at the end of a joint ceremony at a Synagogue in Rome.

A blessing to one another: John Paul II and the Jewish People

28/07/2015 14:35

“A blessing to one another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People” is the title of an exhibition opening on Tuesday in the Vatican.

 

Pope Francis points to the statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Pope Francis points to the statue of Our Lady of Fatima

'Vatican Weekend' for May 16, 2015

15/05/2015 10:15

(Vatican Radio) On 'Vatican Weekend' for May 16, 2015 you can listen to our weekly report on the general audience of Pope Francis, a feature which focuses on the devotion to Our Lady of Fatima and a musical meditation centred around the Ascension of Our Lord into Heaven. 

A statue dedicated to the late Pope John Paul II has been standing in a square in the French town of Ploermel since 2006

A statue dedicated to the late Pope John Paul II has been standing in a square in the French town of Ploermel since 2006

French court orders removal of John Paul II statue from town square

06/05/2015 13:01

Authorities in Ploërmel, a small town in Brittany, France have been told they have 6 months to remove a 29 foot (8.75 m) tall bronze statue of Pope John Paul II which has graced one of the town’s squares since 2006.

 

Pope Francis greets members of the John Paul II Foundation on 25 April.

Pope Francis greets members of the John Paul II Foundation on 25 April.

Pope Francis: solidarity is always actual, prophetic

25/04/2015 13:57

The word “solidarity” maintains it “prophetic force” today, even though some people may have thought the term had seen its day, said Pope Francis on Saturday to members of the John Paul II Foundation.

Santiago de Cuba

Cuban and Vatican flags on a balcony in Santiago de Cuba as people welcome Pope Benedict on March 26th 2012

The path of patient dialogue between Havana and the Holy See

23/04/2015 17:50

Following the announcement that Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September, we look back at the visits of his predecessors to the Caribbean island nation where atheism was the official state policy until the early 1990s

John Paul II's visits to Canada

A graphic showing Pope St John Paul II's different journeys to Canada. On the 10th anniversary of the Saint's death, Canada celebrates the first edition of Pope John Paul II day. (Image from the Archdiocese of Toronto)

Canada marks first edition of Pope John Paul II Day

02/04/2015 12:49

On the 10th anniversary of the death of Pope St John Paul II, Canada celebrates the first edition of “Pope John Paul II Day.” Vatican Radio spoke with Canada's ambassador to the Holy See, Dennis Savoie, about the Pope's importance for Canada.