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The Pope of Youth

“Have no fear,” were the first words that His Excellency John Paul II addressed to the entire world from St. Peter’s Square on October 22, 1978 – From that moments tter to uder as much. From 1985, the Church has seen the surging of the World Youth Day...

Pope Sends Message to Priests from Gemelli Hospital

My thoughts turn to you, dear priests, as I spend this time recuperating in hospital, a patient alongside other patients, uniting in the Eucharist my own sufferings with those of Christ. In this spirit I want to reflect with you on some aspects of our priestly...

Use of Media in Evangelization Is Not an Option

VATICAN CITY, FEB. 28, 2005 (Zenit.org).- Using the media to spread the Gospel message isn’t an option for believers, a missionary told a Vatican-organized symposium. “To evangelize through the media is not something merely optional but an...

Pope Urges Church to Rethink Its Attitude Toward Media

VATICAN CITY, FEB. 21, 2005 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II in a new apostolic letter calls the entire Church to a pastoral and cultural “revision” of its presence in and attitude toward the media. In the letter, made public today, the Pope says that ecclesial...