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One priest suggests they cannot be Christian martyrs if they repeatedly worshipped a false god

Is this a gulf of incomprehension that simply can’t be bridged?

The vigil before John Paul II’s beatification was an intoxicating experience for one new convert. I wish I could have gone

An adaptation, The Jeweller’s Shop, was performed by Ten Ten Theatre last Wednesday

John Paul II’s coffin is now in its final resting place in St Sebastian’s Chapel, inside St Peter’s Basilica. The transfer was made today after the Vatican held a private prayer service

Catch up on our live coverage of the vigil, beatification and thanksgiving Mass

John Paul II is blessed!

Pope Benedict XVI has beatified the late Pope John Paul II in Rome today

John Paul II restored to Christianity its ‘true face as a religion of hope’, says Pope Benedict XVI at beatification of his great predecessor