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Quotes by "St. Pope John Paul II"

Pope Saint John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005. He is called Saint John Paul the Great by some Catholics.

He was one of the most traveled world leaders in history, visiting 129 countries during his pontificate. As part of his special emphasis on the universal call to holiness, he beatified 1,340 people and canonized 483 saints, more than the combined tally of his predecessors during the preceding five centuries. By the time of his death, he had named most of the College of Cardinals, consecrated or co-consecrated a large number of the world's bishops, and ordained many priests.[9] A key goal of John Paul's papacy was to transform and reposition the Catholic Church. His wish was "to place his Church at the heart of a new religious alliance that would bring together Jews, Muslims and Christians in a great religious armada.

Feast Day: October 22

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St. Pope John Paul II

The Gift of Marriage Is From God

Love that leads to marriage is a gift from God and a great act of faith toward other human beings.

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How Will Society Be Judged? St. Pope John Paul II

A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members; and among the most vulnerable…

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St. John Paul II – The Church Should Stand Beside The Poor

Those who are more influential because they have greater share of goods and common services should feel responsible for the…

St. Pope John Paul II

St. John Paul II’s Call To Respect Life

Respect for life requires that science and technology should always be at the service of man and his integral development. …

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Values Begin In The Home – St. Pope John Paul II

As the family goes, so goes the nation, and so goes the whole world in which we live. 

St. Pope John Paul II

The Family Is Founded In Love

The family, which is founded and given life by love, in a community of persons: of husband and wife, of…