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LOOK: Pope Declares His Predecessors Saints

AP | DANIELA PETROFF and NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Two 20th-century popes who changed the course of the Catholic Church became saints Sunday as Pope Francis honored John XXIII and...

Pope John Paul II Memorial Vandalized In Poland

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2014 | Religion

KRAKOW, Poland April 24 (Reuters) - Vandals daubed paint across a stone memorial commemorating the late Pope John Paul II in his home region of sout...

Bombshell: Vatican Knew About Sex Abuse In Legion Of Christ For Decades

AP | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

The late Pope John Paul II and his top advisers failed to grasp the severity of the sexual abuse problem until late in his 26-year papacy, especially ...

Remembering Pope John Paul II's Legacy On The Anniversary Of His Death

AP | Posted 06.02.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has hailed Pope John Paul II's legacy on the ninth anniversary of the Polish-born pontiff's death. A crowd of tens...

This Is The Gun That Almost Killed Pope John Paul II

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The gun used by a would-be assassin to shoot Pope John Paul II will be on display at a museum dedicated to the pontiff as a si...

Priceless Pope John Paul II Relic Stolen From Italian Church

Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion

Italian police are searching for a stolen relic that contains the blood of Pope John Paul II, which was taken from the church of San Pietro della Ienc...

Are Miracles Required For Sainthood?

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) When the Vatican announced this month that Pope Francis would formally elevate Popes John Paul II and John XXIII to sainthood, two ...