A vial of blood of John Paul II was stolen in Italy

This past weekend at a church in central Italy, a vial of blood from Pope John Paul II was stolen, along with a crucifix. The relic was held in the little church of San Pietro della Ienca, in a mountainous region of Abruzzo, a central Italian region that the popular Polish pope...

John XXIII and John Paul II to be claimed Saints next year

During the session held yesterday in Latin with the presence of all the cardinals, the Pope Francis announced the upcoming canonization of Pope John XXIII and John Paul II. The event will be held on April 27, 2014, the first Sunday after the celebrations of Holy Week, when the...

Preparations for the canonization of Juan Pablo II and Juan XXIII are almost ready

On September 30 Pope Francis will make the announcement of the date selected for the canonization of  his predecessors Juan Pablo II (1978-2005) and Juan XXIII (1958-1963), the Vatican sources announced. Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the causes of Saints,...

John Paul II and John XXIII shall be made Saints

Pope Francisco announced the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II, two leaders of the universal Catholic Church that marked an era of change in the second half of the twentieth century. Francisco also published the first encyclical, which turned yesterday into a historic...

John Paul II closer to holiness

It is only necessary that Pope Francisco announced the decree in which it is recognized a second miracle to late Pope John Paul II, so he can become holy. One year after having declared the Polish pope as Blessed, a commission of cardinals of the Congregation for the Causes of...

John Paul II can be canonized

Vatican sources reported that after the Theological Commission of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints approved the second miracle from former Pope John Paul II, it has accelerated the path to the canonization of the first Polish Pope, Karol Wojtyla. After being beatified on...

Pope John Paul II left footprints in Guayaquil

Guayaquil lived closely the presence of John Paul II. Between January 30 and February 1, 1985, the country received with fervor the visit of former Pope John Paul II. He arrived from Caracas (Venezuela), to Quito in the evening of that Tuesday 30. He kissed Ecuadorian soil at...
Election Time of the last Popes in history

Election Time of the last Popes in history

The Catholic world waits with expectation the election of the new pope. The conclave has begun and the election is expected to be completed within a short period. It is probable that this Friday is known the name of the new pontiff of the church. The number of days differ and so...
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