John Paul II

Official website for the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of John Paul II

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He carried God in everyday life

Lidia Dudkiewicz talks to Rev. Msgr. Slawomir Oder, postulator in the beatification process of John Paul II

Beloved Holy Father, Blessed John Paul II

Fr Ireneusz Skubis

We turn to You in a special moment when the Church is solemnly honouring You, declaring You 'Blessed,' thus confirming Your perfect life in God and strengthening our faith in the possibility of achieving salvation. You always were our authority. When we read about Your life: childhood, youth, beginnings of priesthood and then shepherding as bishop, we know You always made us admire Your wisdom, love and humility as well as a proper attitude towards various matters, many a time relieving the inflated balloon of human images and opinions by Your humour. »

The mystery of the Pope’s grave

Milena Kindziuk, Rome

A gold wedding ring. It attracts attention among pieces of paper and letters on John Paul II’s grave. Someone has left it here, surely today. I keep recollecting the words of Karol Wojtyla’s drama »

Santo Subito!

Rev. Msgr. Ireneusz Skubis talks to Cardinal Marian Jaworski, Archbishop Emeritus of Lviv, a friend of John Paul II.

How to experience well the beatification of John Paul II

Agnieszka Konik-Korn

Another week makes us approach the beatification of John Paul II. We recollect the teachings of the Great Pope. We recollect the testimony of his life that from his childhood was rooted in the Living God... »

Santo subito. Do we need a process?

Fr Henryk Misztal

The common shouts ‘Santo subito’ (saint soon) of numerous people of God gathered at the funeral of John Paul II made many people ask the question whether we the cause for beatification was needed. »

We are colleting documentation of the Sixth World Youth Day in Czestochowa in 1991

Referring to the approaching beatification of the Servant of God John Paul II and the 20th anniversary of the World Youth Day in Czestochowa where John Paul II met young people from all over the world on 14-15 August 1991 »

Beatification of the Great Polish Pope ante portas

Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy, SCJ

The Polish Bishops’ Conference is making urgent preparations so that this solemn moment in the life of the Polish Church, which is the approaching beatification of John Paul II, will make us have as deep and noble experiences as possible. »

Sign of Divine Providence

Wlodzimierz Redzioch talks to Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, about the cause for beatification of John Paul II

We are building a living monument to John Paul II

This year on 10 October we are celebrating the jubilee 10th Papal Day. What is the place of the Work of the New Millennium among the monuments to John Paul II? »

To help the nation

Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy, SCJ

Ending his second pilgrimage to his Homeland John Paul II put forward a demand to the leaders of the regime not to fight against the nation, wanting to be free, but to talk to people! »

Poles prepare for the beatification of John Paul II

Editorial Board of ‘Niedziela’

Due to the tragedy at Smolensk the organisers of ‘Novena before the beatification’, i.e. spiritual preparations to the beatification of John Paul II »

John Paul II – prophet of the Divine Mercy

Fr Andrzej Witko

On 30 November 1980, on the first Sunday of Advent, in the third year of his pontificate, Pope John Paul II promulgated his second encyclical on God’s mercy ‘Dives in misericordia’. »

When the Rubicon was crossed

Cardinal Stanislaw Nagy, SCJ

I mean the recent official announcement that the Holy Father promulgated the decree on the heroicity of the virtues of the Servant of God John Paul II, the Polish Pope. »

It carries the Pope’s legacy to future

Aleksandra Zapotoczny

Twenty-eight years ago Pope John Paul II created the John Paul II Pontificate’s Centre for Documentation and Research within the framework of the John Paul II Foundation that originated on 16 October 1981. »

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