En este amor el significado salvifico del sufrimiento se realiza totalmente y alcanza su dimension definitiva>> (JPII
, SD, n.
Studying the papacy of JPII
, these apologies should not have been that surprising.
After the parade, JPII
got out of the car and shook hands with many who had come to see him.
And so it is not surprising that JPII
relics are turning up everywhere following his canonization.
John Paul n, Benedict was scorned by many commentators as "God's Rottweiler." He had sought retirement (every priest but the pope must tender a letter of resignation at age 75), but was asked to stay on by JPII
. Quiet but warm, he met pastorally with victims of sexual abuse without fanfare, implemented numerous systemic changes to protect children and vulnerable persons from abuse, published books to educate and encourage the average Catholic, and continued the movement towards reunification within the fractured Christian community.
"Lookatim," says Paul, as JPII
acknowledges the cheers, "only been up here nine years and got his halo already.
In addition, the Science Olympiad team at JPII
has advanced to the state finals each year from 2005 to 2009.
and needs to be roughened up." JPII
urged Joe to take up manly pursuits such as football and boxing, but to no avail.
encouraged that line of reasoning, if such it can be called, by ordering seminaries to reject candidates with "obvious signs of deviations," a stipulation that would have disqualified Pio the moment he first raised the whip against himself.
archbishops behind him against gay marriage, or, as JPII
likes to call it, "legalization of evil." Lo, the papal rift was healed.
As a self-described "JPII
priest," he was thoroughly engaged as a culture warrior on behalf of the church.
People born in the late 1970s and '80s grew up knowing only one Pontiff, now Saint John Paul II (JPII