Report: Satanists suspected in theft of Blessed John Paul’s blood

Details:  A Satanic sect is among the suspects after a reliquary containing blood of the late Pope John Paul II was stolen from a remote church in Italy’s Apennine Mountains. A region-wide manhunt involving fifty policemen and sniffer dogs was launched after the gold reliquary and a cross were declared missing at the San Pietro [Read More...]

Knights will bring new day to JP II Center

The troubled museum in Washington, previously owned by the Archdiocese of Detroit, will soon have new owners. From the Washington Post: After losing millions of dollars over a decade, a museum and think tank in Northeast Washington that was built to honor Pope John Paul II has found a buyer that hopes the center will [Read More...]

World Youth Day? There's an app for that

And the Vatican announced it yesterday. Details: Pilgrims at next month’s Catholic World Youth Day in Madrid will have some high-tech help in their devotions, thanks to a new iPhone app unveiled at the Vatican on Friday (July 29). World Youth Day (WYD), an international gathering held every three years in a different city, will [Read More...]

New website launched ahead of JP II beatification

It comes from the Diocese of Rome … From Catholic News Service: Published in seven languages, the site — — offers news updates and background information on the late pope and his sainthood cause, as well as a live webcam of his tomb in the grotto of St. Peter’s Basilica. The website also announced [Read More...]