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Mehmet Ali Agca

John XXIII and John Paul II: New Models for Holiness

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 09.07.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Soon two modern figures will be declared saints. Both were popes, but the seeds of saintliness showed long before their elections.

Vatican Dismisses Iranian Link To Pope John Paul II Shooting

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is dismissing Mehmet Ali Agca's latest claim about who ordered him to assassinate Pope John Paul II. The Turkish gun...

Mehmet Ali Agca: Gunman Who Shot Pope John Paul II Released From Prison

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — The Turkish man who shot Pope John Paul II nearly 29 years ago emerged from prison Monday, declared himself a messenger from Go...

Pope Gunman, Mehmet Ali Agca, Scheduled For Release

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — The gunman who wounded Pope John Paul II said Wednesday he would answer questions about the 1981 attack after he is released fr...

Pope John Paul Gunman Wants To Convert to Christianity

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — The man who shot Pope John Paul II says he would like to convert to Christianity at a baptism ceremony at the Vatican soon afte...