John Paul II

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the first Pope born in Poland

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John Paul II approves of the private form of ownership, as long as it is subordinated to the principle of a common use of goods.
Yet while authoritarian structures of government have been gradually crumbling in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics, Catholics living under the traditionalist papacy of John Paul II have been experiencing a prolonged and well orchestrated coup against the reforms of Pope John XXIII and the Second Vatican Council.
John Paul II High School is a coeducational Catholic college preparatory school located at Coit Road and Plano Parkway just north of I-90 President George Bush Turnpike in Plano, Texas, which will accommodate 1,200 students, grades 9-12.
Dequina, whose grandfather was also of Polish descent like the late pontiff of 27 years, said she saw John Paul II when he visited the Philippines twice-when he beatified Saint Lorenzo Ruiz in 1981 and during the World Youth Day in Manila in 1995.
Pope Benedict XVI put John Paul II, who became pontiff in 1978, on the fast-track for possible sainthood.
html) CNN , Pope Francis signed a decree on Friday morning that would essentially put John Paul II on the fast track to becoming a saint -- a report that many of his loyal followers would be happy to hear about.
Msgr Gerardo Pierro, Archbishop of Salerno, said the man had completely recovered after his wife prayed to John Paul II who appeared to her while she was asleep and assured her her husband would get well.
John Paul II saw God in you and thus enabled you to see Cod within you.
John Paul II was born Karol Wojtyla (voy-TEE-wah) in 1920, in a small town in Poland.
News that German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger had been chosen to fill the shoes of Pope John Paul II raced across Los Angeles - on morning TV, radio, the Internet and through word of mouth.
John Paul II revolutionized the church's standing in relation to other religions and to its own history.
According to media reports, Pope John Paul II has lobbied EU officials to support a reference to Christianity in their forthcoming constitution.
To mark the anniversary, Pope John Paul II visited Armenia in September, and the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople (Istanbul), Bartholomeos I, symbolic leader of Orthodox churches world-wide, was scheduled to visit the country before the end of the year.
The present pontiff, John Paul II, has been deeply conservative, even reactionary, in his treatment of all sexual issues but especially of homosexuality.
Catholics born after 1970, who are now 29 or younger, have really known only one pope in their lifetimes, John Paul II (elected in 1978).