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Jack MacDonald left millions to the Salvation Army (PA)

Two rich men demonstrate the importance of sharing wealth

Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered for the Angelus (AP)

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Retired Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski who died on Sunday (CNS)

Retired General Wojciech Jaruzelski dies at the age of 90

People in Wadowice, Poland, St John Paul II's hometown, celebrate his canonisation (CNS)

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

A broken glass of a niche where the reliquary with the blood of Blessed John Pail II was located Below: The reliquary

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

Blessed John Paul II's notebooks are set to be published on February 5

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

Blessed John Paul II (CNS)

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

Blessed John Paul II  (CNS)

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

Archbishop Jozef Michalik of Przemysl (CNS)

Bishops defend the Polish Church’s record on tackling abuse

Girl Guides parade down the Royal Mile, Edinburgh (PA)

A dismissive attitude to older generations will not help the Guides movement prosper