Pope Francis asked Cubans “to make present in their hearts” the actions and words of St. John Paul II during his visit to their nation 25 years ago to “give a new push to building the country’s future with hope and determination.”
Saint Pope John Paul II
What Will The Pope Say During the Papal Consecration of Russia and Ukraine?
While bishops in Ukraine and Russia are grateful Pope Francis will consecrate their nations to Mary, other Catholics are eagerly awaiting the text of the pope’s prayer to see if he does it “correctly.”
Analysis: Like JPII, Tommy Lasorda Was a Living Lesson in the Catholic ‘Both/And’
My personal bucket list became one item shorter on Jan. 7, when legendary Dodgers manager and lifelong Catholic Tommy Lasorda died at the age of 93. He suffered a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California, and was transported to a nearby hospital where he passed away.
The Long Road to Sainthood
The journey to sainthood in the Catholic Church involves several steps that can take many years.