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Topic: Poland

St John Paul II was a radical, not a reactionary

On St John Paul II’s first feast day, we pick out piece from our archives that asks, how will history judge the Polish Pope?

Morning Catholic must-reads: 28/08/14

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Are there any Communist philanthropists out there?

Two rich men demonstrate the importance of sharing wealth

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Do not judge Jaruzelski, say Polish archbishops

Retired General Wojciech Jaruzelski dies at the age of 90

It’s symbolic that St John Paul II has been canonised at a time when the freedom of central Europe is threatened

The Polish saint was not only a remarkable spiritual leader but an outstanding political figure

Thieves admit to stealing relic of Blessed John Paul II

Venerated piece of fabric stained with the late Pope’s blood still missing

Cardinal defends publication of Blessed John Paul II’s private notebooks

Former personal secretary to the late Pontiff says that ‘it would be a crime to destroy’ the documents

When, next year, Benedict XVI’s predecessor is canonised, will he once more be spontaneously acclaimed as ‘John Paul the Great’? He will by me

Like Leo the Great and Gregory the Great, he both exerted geopolitical influence and reasserted the teaching authority of the Holy See

The pope who guided the Church into the new millennium

Blessed John Paul II (October 22) played a decisive role at the Second Vatican Council