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Topic: Pope John XXIII

John Paul II set the barque back on course

Pope John Paul’s major achievement for the Church was to recover Pope John’s original purpose: to “guard” and to teach more efficaciously “the sacred deposit of Christian doctrine”

Catholic Herald View: Five reasons to give thanks for our new papal saints

As we approach the canonisations of John XXIII and John Paul II on Sunday, we remember five important aspects of the saints’ lives

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Do we really need to canonise our popes? Who counts more, St Francis, or the pope of the day?

The Catholic Church ‘thinks in centuries’ and this phrase rests on the received wisdom that time needs to pass before we can make a judgement on someone

Pope John Paul II to be canonised on Divine Mercy Sunday

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII will be canonised on April 27 2014

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Pope clears way for canonisation of John Paul II and John XXIII

Pontiff convokes consistory of cardinals to approve canonisation dates

Pope Francis says John XXIII was ‘filled with goodness’ as he prays at his tomb

Bishop of Bergamo says Pope Francis reminds many people of Blessed John

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