Tag: St. John Paul II

Longtime papal photographer talks about life behind the lens

Longtime papal photographer talks about life behind the lens

| Mark Pattison | October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

While Arturo Mari may have started his professional photography career in the Vatican taking pictures of Pope Pius XII when he was just 16 years old, Mari’s work commanded the world’s attention when he accompanied history’s most travel-minded pope, St. John Paul II, on more than 100 pastoral visits outside Italy.

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Conference celebrates ‘partnership’ between Reagan, St. John Paul II

Conference celebrates ‘partnership’ between Reagan, St. John Paul II

| September 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The United States’ “cold warriors” from 30 and more years ago didn’t come in from the cold, but from 85-degree heat, and into the air-conditioned comfort of an auditorium at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Sept. 26 to celebrate the joint efforts of Reagan and St. John Paul II to defeat communism in the Soviet Union and its satellite states in Eastern and Central Europe.

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Catechism change shows ‘true dogmatic progress,’ archbishop says

Catechism change shows ‘true dogmatic progress,’ archbishop says

| Cindy Wooden | August 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ revision of the Catechism of the Catholic Church to assert that capital punishment is morally inadmissible shows how the church can grow in its understanding of the implications of basic tenets of faith, said Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization.

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St. John Paul II relic coming to archdiocese

St. John Paul II relic coming to archdiocese

| Susan Klemond | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The relic consists of a small ampoule of the saint’s blood, which is set in a gold-covered metal reliquary molded to look like an open lectionary.

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Teach for Christ  invites young adults to serve in Catholic schools

Teach for Christ invites young adults to serve in Catholic schools

| August 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

Eight young adults will embark on a new ministry this fall at four Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Priests and marriage: Pope’s response not so new after all

Priests and marriage: Pope’s response not so new after all

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

While Pope Francis’ recent comments on the subject of married priests made headlines around the world, his response falls clearly in line with the thinking of his predecessors.

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Champions for Life award winners announced

Champions for Life award winners announced

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Three individuals and one group will receive pro-life awards at the St. John Paul II Champions for Life award luncheon Oct. 13.

Hannah Hoekman of Epiphany in Coon Rapids, Viviana Sotro of St. Stephen in Minneapolis and Agnes Dynes of Holy Childhood in St. Paul will all receive individual category awards. The Youth Social Ministry Team from St. Pius X in White Bear Lake won the Catholic affiliated group category.

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‘Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism’ to air

‘Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism’ to air

| Joseph McAleer | June 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

The documentary “Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism” will be broadcast on PBS stations throughout the month of June.

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UST students attract publicity during trip to Poland

UST students attract publicity during trip to Poland

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

A group of 26 students from the University of St. Thomas went to Poland last month to study St. John Paul II at The St. John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. The pope, who died in 2005, taught there for 25 years before being elected pope in 1978.

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Siena Symposium hosts well-timed workshop on family

Siena Symposium hosts well-timed workshop on family

| Bridget Ryder | August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Participants explore St. John Paul II’s ‘Letter to Families’ amid gay marriage issue, World Meeting of Families

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St. John Paul II Champions for Life winners named

St. John Paul II Champions for Life winners named

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The St. John Paul II Champions for Life Awards Luncheon recognizes those who organize, speak for life and pray for change. Meet the winners of the St. John Paul II Champions for Life Awards.

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