Pope Francis on St John Paul II: ‘I learned from him’

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2020 / 10:33 am (CNA).- In a newly published book, Pope Francis answers questions about himself and St. John Paul II, saying he learned the importance of joy and mercy from his predecessor, and they are in “total harmony” on the subject of priestly ministry. “I think that joy is the most important characteristic of the encounter with the risen Jesus,” Pope Francis said, noting the joy and mercy of John Paul II’s pontificate, “I learned from him.” Pope Francis’ thoughts on his predecessor and other…

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Catholic Saints Info

Catholic Saints Info The Catholic saints are historical figures that have had a profound effect on humanity, and their influence is still felt in the lives of people today. In fact, the stories of Catholic saints are not just remembered and passed down from generation to generation; they have become part of the everyday lives of modern people. St. Anthony of Padua was a seventh century friar who lived in the city of Avila in Spain. He is most widely known for being St. Anthony the Great, the patron saint…

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