The world's newest comic book hero? Pope Benedict

He’ll be making his debut at World Youth Day, according to Catholic News Agency: Manga Hero, a California company that produces Japanese-style comics with Catholic themes, will offer World Youth Day attendees a special comic about the life and papacy of Pope Benedict XVI, called “Habemus Papam!” “The point of ‘Habemus Papam!’ is to introduce [Read More...]

Awesome: 26 years of World Youth Day

A thrilling new video, from the wizards at Grassroots Films, who gave us “Fishers of Men.” A quarter century in two minutes.  And it’s just great. [Read more...]

John Paul named patron for World Youth Day 2011

I can’t think of a more appropriate choice, can you? Details: The future Blessed Pope John Paul II will be the official spiritual patron of World Youth Day 2011, which will be Aug. 16-21 in Madrid. The Vatican announced Jan. 14 that Pope Benedict XVI would beatify his predecessor, the pope who founded World Youth [Read More...]