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Pope John Paul

Exhumation In Bizarre Old Vatican Kidnap Case

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

ROME -- Coroners and medical technicians swarmed the crypt of a Roman basilica on Monday to exhume the body of a reputed mobster as part of an investi...

Pope John Paul's Suffering Highlight In his Beatification

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.30.2011 | Religion

ROME — Thousands of young people have flooded an ancient Roman field for an all-night prayer vigil honoring Pope John Paul II on the eve of his ...

Non-Confrontational Clergy: When Inactions Speak Louder Than Words

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

If one chooses not to get involved, the consequences could be damning. The opposite argument is that involvement can make people angry. A religious leader has a lot to be stressed out about.

What Is A Miracle?

Bill Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bill Briggs

Simply put: a phenomenon that defies the laws of nature. And, by strict definition -- whether you are a believer or not -- an act of God.

A Tribute To Larry King

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Joseph

I'm one of the few people who've had the good fortune to turn the tables on Larry King by interviewing him and it remains an unforgettable experience.

An Unsanitized Look at the Origins of the Iraq War

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The debacle in Iraq is not merely a result of errors in planning or poor decision-making. Soldiers are still risking their lives every day in Iraq, "combat" or no "combat," and many more will die for this policy our neo-con leaders handed down to us.

Michael Douglas and Yoko Ono Support Mayor Akiba and Nuclear Disarmament at John Catsimatidis' Fifth Avenue Home

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Mayors for Peace, headed by the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, got a boost this week during the five-yearly review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferat...

Pope John Paul II Used Belt To Whip Himself

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope John Paul II whipped himself with a belt, even on vacation, and slept on the floor as acts of penitence and to bring him clo...

Pope John Paul Flagellated Himself, Says 'Why A Saint': Flagellation Definition And Info

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Pope John Paul practiced flagellation and flagellated himself to emulate Jesus Christ's suffering, according to "Why A Saint," a book written by Monsi...

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...

Re-Gifting

Kate Clinton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Clinton

The same year I began my career, Pope John Paul and President Ronald Reagan began their careers. It was also the year that gay men began dying from AIDS.