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The mid-20th century witnessed the rise and development of media, and even the Catholic Church could not deny its impact. Pope John Paul II recognized the development of media as one of the greatest steps of progress made by the modern society. Whether television, radio or, internet, the Pope knew how to put them into best use. He was one of the most media friendly personalities of the 20th century. In Italy, Pope John Paul II was known as ‘Il Papa Del Sorriso’ or, the Smiling Pope; and ‘Il Sorriso di Dio’ meaning God’s smile. Time magazine referred to him as the September Pope. As much as the Pope was

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