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May
08

In 1941, after the death of his father, Pope John Paul II, then known by his birth name, Karol Jozef Wojtyla, expressed his will to dedicate his life to priesthood. In October 1942, he approached the Archbishop’s Palace and made this wish of his vocal. Following this he began his courses in a secret under-ground seminary conducted by the then Archbishop of Krakow, Adam Stefan Cardinal Sapeiha. After his studies in the under ground seminary concluded, he was ordained as priest on All Saints Day, 1st November 1946. His life in priesthood was spent mostly in gaining knowledge about theology and the like. Soon after his ascent to priesthood, he

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Apr
26

The influence of Pope John Paul II on the political front on many nations, especially the ones that had been under the oppression of dictatorships, has been colossal. Although, being the Pope, he could not directly interfere with the running of the State affairs of any country whatsoever, but he could, as the moral benchmark for Roman Catholics all over the world, exercise his authority to a considerable extent. It is known to all that he was highly critical of dictators, and left no stone unturned to convince them to grant democracy to its people. The Pope had first hand experience in facing the damages caused to freedom and dignity

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Apr
23

2nd of April 2005, the world cried at the loss of one of the greatest personalities, a man of god, the bearer of peace, Pope John Paul II. The successor of Pope John Paul I ascended to papacy on the 16th of October 1978 and continued till the very last day of his life. With infinite accomplishments and contributions that he made throughout his existence, (as the Pope and before) he was claimed to be one of the most influential and loved leaders of the 20th century. His rigid stance to resist communism in his homeland and also the whole of Europe cannot be forgotten for ages. His faith in

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May
20

This is the second part of the Millennium letter from Pope Jon Paul II to all his church and Catholics around the world. This is very long but take your time to read and reflect on the contents. Now see in your opinion has the Catholic Church, the priests, the bishops and so on done the job as laid out by the late Pope John Paul II. I Meeting Christ The Legacy of the Great Jubilee 4. “We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty” (Rev 11:17). In the Bull of Indiction of the Jubilee I expressed the hope that the bimillennial celebration of the mystery of the Incarnation would

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May
08

I am always amazed at the following. When a paedophile commits an act of crime and he is discovered and prosecuted it is he who gets the punishment and gets sued. If he works for an International company the company does not get sued but because it is a priest, the church gets sued. I am wondering if this type of law is correct. Yes I am well aware they have violated the children put in there care and exposed the church to scorn and our church did not handle these case correctly from the beginning and are themselves to blame for sticking there heads in the sands, while these

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