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May 13, 1981: John Paul II was shot

May 13, 1981: John Paul II was shot

“If I am not dead, it is thanks to God’s mercy,” said Pope John Paul II. According to Cardinal Bertone and Giuseppe de Carli, The Last Secret of

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The Mystery of Piety and the End of Secularism

We depend upon the work of the Holy Spirit because our awareness of good and evil halts before the brink of darkness and we pull back. We come

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John Paul II on Sin, Righteousness and Judgment

The Gospel of the day, John 16.5-11, presents one of the most complex statements by our Lord about the mission of the Holy Spirit. “And when he comes,

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The Spirit of truth will unmask secularism

In a recent review of Charles Taylor’s book, A Secular Age, Mr Caldecott says that the book is frustrating because “it refuses, in the end, to simplify an

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Fr Schall, John Paul II and the Clarion Call

Fr Schall, John Paul II and the Clarion Call

Fr Schall, Georgetown May 7, 2010 In an essay on Catholic universities, Fr Schall sounds the clarion call for renewal in Catholic higher education: “The Holy Father and

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Fr. Schall, part 2

The works of Father Schall are very important for the Pope John Paul II Forum website. 1. Fr Schall sent me some of his articles on the Pope

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JP2 on the Martyrs of England and Wales: Priests and Laity

JP2 on the Martyrs of England and Wales: Priests and Laity

Today is the memorial of the martyrs of England and Wales. It honors those Paul VI canonized in 1970 and those Pope John Paul II beatified in 1987.

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Pope John Paul II broke new ground with prayer asking forgiveness

Pope John Paul II broke new ground with prayer asking forgiveness

I seem to recall that the Pope was criticized for this liturgy. Now it appears prophetic. More apologies are due to the abused, and Pope Benedict XVI has

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Mystery and Gift – Charter for the Forum

Mystery and Gift - Charter for the Forum

I will conclude my summaries of Mystery and Gift with the penultimate chapter on “Being and Priest Today.” He opens with a suggestive comment about the split between

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35 years — The Fall of Saigon : The Great Witness of the Vietnamese Catholics

35 years -- The Fall of Saigon : The Great Witness of the Vietnamese Catholics

Thirty five years ago Saigon fell and the Republic of South Vietnam was conquered by the invading North Vietnamese Army — Communist oppression fell upon a great land.

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