Pope St. John Paul II & Pope St. John XXIlI: Partners in the Universal Call to Holiness

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It surprises many people that the Church will be canonizing both Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II this Sunday, April 4/27.  Most of the commentary I've read sees this in political terms. That is to say, the perception by many secular observers seems to be that the Church is throwing a bone to liberals by canonizing their guy while the Church throws a bone to conservatives by canonizing their guy.   I doubt there is much to this political angle, but I think there is a deeper, much more si … [Read more...]

Pope John Paul II Canonization Slated for October?

Kathy Schiffer posted on this yesterday and I'm seeing additional musings this morning on the possible canonization of Pope John Paul II in October.  It's all speculation at this point, but it appears that a second miracle has been confirmed and is being presented for review.That's terrifically exciting news, especially for those of us who continue to be inspired by his intellectual legacy.  Of course all we can do is watch and wait, but if this happens, you can bet we'll be celebrating in o … [Read more...]


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