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Pope addresses Ukraine Catholics

LVIV, Ukraine -- Pope John Paul II led a crowded outdoor Mass in western Ukraine on Tuesday...Children in national costumes perform folk dances for Pope John Paul II during pontiff's meeting with young people in the square...

...practice in America in the 1920s after Latin-rite bishops complained it was confusing for parishioners. But Pope John Paul II called for greater acceptance of Eastern Catholic traditions. And over the years, popes have made exceptions on a...
San Fernando bell returned to Kodiak

...chief of the Los Angeles International Airport Police Department, led the attempt and had a brief encounter with Pope John Paul II during a visit to California. The Pope approved the loan, but the bell was never brought to Alaska due to complications...
Dale Trombley Faithful Navigator of Our Lady of the Snow Council #4859 and as Honor Guard many, many times including when Pope John Paul II visited Alaska in 1981. Dale also coordinated and volunteered for the "Walk for Hope" for 24 years. He also enjoyed...
Message leaves much to ponder: Voices of the Clarion

...much time helping the impoverished of India, and Pope John Paul II, whose lifelong passion was trying to end war and teach...Hinckley says the churches of the world can help. "Pope John Paul II's repeated warnings against moral pitfalls are impressive...
Founding archbishop of Anchorage Diocese dies at age 86

...Archbishop to the Military Vicar in 1975. He was installed as Archbishop for the Military Services a decade later. Pope John Paul II extended Ryan's term beyond the mandatory retirement age of 75, and he finally retired in 1991. A memorial mass...
Religion Briefs

...provide papal thoughts VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Italian cell phone users can now click on to a daily thought from Pope John Paul II, culled from his sermons and speeches and squeezed into a screen-size message. The cost for the ''short message...
Culture of death (continued)

During the Christmas season when many celebrate a unique and miraculous birth, what the late Pope John Paul II called "a culture of death" continues its march.Last week, the upper house of the Belgian Senate voted to extend a 2002 law...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...file photo. A Russian icon that hung for years in Pope John Paul II's private chapel was returning home to the Russian...Orthodox Church and Orthodoxy elsewhere, bringing Pope John Paul II to Russia. The Vatican recently returned a Russian icon...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperSeventeen magazine, the girls' fashion bible, gets

...serious. Verses from the New Testament are printed beside sayings from the Prophet Muhammad. The teachings of Pope John Paul II and the Dalai Lama are also featured. Rubenstein said she started the section not to spread a religious message...


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