John Paul II

Pope Francis Ireland visit: Nathan Carter says playing for pontiff will be biggest gig of his career

Irish country star Nathan Carter has said that performing for Pope Francis in Croke Park will be the biggest gig of his career so far.<p>He was speaking …

Pope Francis

According to John Paul II, this virtue is the foundation of Mary’s holiness

A now-obscure feast day reminds us of the importance of knowing the truth of ourselves and God.<p>Though not widely celebrated, July 17 is dedicated to …

Theology

Images: Through the Film Magnifier: JFK, Ernie Banks, dogsled racing, a kissing booth, Pope John Paul II and more

This installment of Through the Film Magnifier includes archived Daily Herald images of President John Kennedy, Pope John Paul II, Ernie Banks and …

Archives

Let’s Watch As St. John Paul II “Kitchen Sinks” Pro-Life

Let’s Watch As St. John Paul II “Kitchen Sinks” Pro-Life<p>July 15, 2018 by Scott Eric Alt<p>Recently Leila Miller, a Catholic writer with a certain …

Pro-life Movement

Ozone Camellia Club toasts incoming Queen Ava Bijeaux | NOLA.com

Ava Bijeaux and Matthew Parks were feted as incoming queen and consort of the Ozone Camellia Club Court during the Ozone Camellia Club's annual …

Ozone

Inside Europe: Mixed feelings over Pope's visit to Ireland

Next month Pope Francis will visit Ireland in the first papal visit to the country in almost 40 years. But the country that threw open its arms for …

Europe

Surveillance video shows George Clooney's scooter crash in Italy

Surveillance video shows the moment actor George Clooney's scooter crashed into a Mercedes in Sardinia, Italy.<p>Clooney said he was going 54 miles per …

George Clooney

ST. IGNATIUS DELGADO

St. Ignatius Delgado, whose feast we celebrate on July 12, was a Spanish missionary and is now one of the martyrs of Vietnam.<p>He was born in …

Catholicism

Video shows moment of Clooney crash, actor thrown in air

OLBIA, Sardinia (AP) — Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several meters (yards) in the air on the Italian island of Sardinia, according to video of the crash.<p>"He is recovering at his home and will be fine," …

Celebrity News

George Clooney reportedly injured after motorbike crash in Sardinia

The actor George Clooney has reportedly been hospitalised after he was involved in an accident while riding a motorbike in Sardinia.<p>Local daily La Nuova Sardegna reports Clooney’s injuries are not serious, but that he was taken to the John Paul II hospital emergency room. Police said they have no …

George Clooney

George Clooney’s Motorcycle Crash in Italy: What Happened

George Clooney was rushed to the hospital after suffering minor injuries in a motorcycle crash in Sardinia Italy. He was filming for Channel 4 TV …

George Clooney

George Clooney in car accident in Sardinia, Italy: report

HOLLYWOOD actor George Clooney has reportedly been injured in a car accident where his scooter collided with a pick-up truck.

George Clooney

Falsely accused man says it was St. John Paul II’s intercession that cleared his name

Touched by his story, Pope Francis later embraced Tomasz Komenda in Rome.<p>It’s an incredible story. In 2000, a 23-year-old Polish man, Tomasz Komenda, …

Pope Francis

Relics of canonized popes to go on display at Manila Cathedral

The Manila Cathedral is set to display relics of canonized popes on Thursday, June 28, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the cathedral’s …

Pope Francis

Pope John Paul II autographed baseball, 1993 June 26 | PASTIME

Title<p>Pope John Paul II autographed baseball, 1993 June 26<p>Accession Number<p>B-17-2002<p>Abstract<p>White leather baseball with red stitching and blue …

Baseball

Museum In Poland To Exhibit 40,000 Accounts Of Poles Who Saved Jews During WWII

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – A new museum in Poland will exhibit over 40,000 accounts of Polish Christians who saved Jews during the Holocaust.<p>The Polish …

Jewish Culture

God, John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, & the Fall of the Soviet Union

Paul Kengor’s <i>A Pope and a President</i> is unusual in that it is also a theo-history, taking seriously the religious events of the 20th century. Written …

Ronald Reagan

Controversial priest is behind Polish museum highlighting Christian rescuers of Jews

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – A new museum in Poland will exhibit over 40,000 accounts of Polish Christians who saved Jews during the Holocaust.<p>The Polish …

Jewish Culture

Bellarmine-Jefferson gives way to STEM school

When Bellarmine-Jefferson High School closes its doors next Saturday the school will be not be revived under its current college-preparatory system.<p>Instead, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles plans to change the name of the institution and open a science, technology, engineering and …

High School

Homelands and Social Doctrines

With hundreds of bishops coming to the Vatican for a synod in October 2001, I decided to spend that month in Rome conducting interviews for what …

Latin America

ST. ALBERT CHMIELOWSKI

<i>Founder of the Albertine Brothers and Sisters, and one of the saints who inspired the vocation of the young Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul</i> …

Christianity

How St. John Paul II became known as “Lolek the Goalie”

Growing up in Poland, John Paul II enjoyed playing sports, especially soccer and hockey.<p>Known as the “skiing pope,” John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) was …

John Paul II

Danbury Nursing Home Fined: Report

The Connecticut Health Investigative Team reports on the incident that led to the fine.<p>DANBURY, CT — Saint John Paul II Center has been fined $3,270 …

John Paul II

BPD Photo of the Day: The BPD Ice Cream Truck Pays a Visit to the Kiddos at Saint John Paul II School in Dorchester

Seeing the kiddos enjoy a Hoodsie cup during a visit from the BPD's ice cream truck on a warm summer day is priceless. BPD's ice cream truck has been …

Boston

One million visitors to John Paul II Museum

PR dla Zagranicy<p>The John Paul II Family Home Museum in Wadowice, southern Poland, has welcomed its one millionth visitor.<p>Pope John Paul II. Photo: …

Poland

BPD Photo of the Day: Saint John Paul II students and BPD School Police Unit officers take a ride on the Swan Boats!

Nothing beats a ride on the Swan Boats and a visit to the Make Way for Ducklings statues, so on Wednesday officers from the BPD School Police Unit …

Boston

4 defending state champs to compete at Hazel Green play date

Four defending girls basketball state champions are scheduled to take part in Hazel Green's play date Thursday.<p>The host Trojans (Class 6A), Spain …

High School Sports

Pope Francis appoints first-ever layperson as rector of the Pontifical Lateran University

In another historic step to assign key positions in the Catholic church to lay people, Pope Francis has appointed a married layman, Vincenzo Buonomo, …

Pope Francis

Today in History for June 2nd

Queen Elizabeth II

2018 All-Pioneer Athletic Conference Baseball Team

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