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  Pope John Paul II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Paul II was succeeded by the Dean of the College of Cardinals, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger of Germany, the former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith who had led the Funeral Mass for John Paul II.
John Paul II was interred in the grottoes under the basilica, the Tomb of the Popes.
John Paul II said that it was up to the United Nations to solve the international conflict through diplomacy and that a unilateral aggression is a crime against peace and a violation of international law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_John_Paul_II   (6806 words)

 John II Comnenus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mosaic of John II John II Comnenus (September 13, 1087 - April 8, 1143) was Byzantine emperor from 1118 to 1143.
John was accidentally poisoned by his own arrow during a wild-boar hunt on Mount Taurus, on April 8, 1143.
John married Piroska in 1104; the marriage was intended as compensation for the loss of some territories to King Coloman of Hungary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_II_Comnenus   (420 words)

 Pope John II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John II, was pope from 533 - 535.
At the outset of his pontificate, John II secured from Athalaric, king of the Ostrogoths in Italy, confirmation of the decree against simony (the purchase or sale of church offices or preferment) that had been issued by the Roman Senate.
The following year John obtained a profession of orthodox faith from the Byzantine emperor Justinian I the Great, a significant accomplishment in light of the strength of Monophysitism in the Byzantine Empire at that time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_John_II   (192 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
John failed to overthrow Richard's administrators during the German captivity and conspired with Philip II in another failed coup attempt.
The dispute centered on John's stubborn refusal to install the papal candidate, Stephen Langdon, as Archbishop of Canterbury; the issue was not resolved until John surrendered to the wishes of Pope Innocent III and paid tribute for England as the Pope's vassal.
John died in the midst of invasion from the French in the South and rebellion from his barons in the North.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon28.html   (591 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. John the Evangelist
John was the son of Zebedee and Salome, and the brother of James the Greater.
John alone remained near his beloved Master at the foot of the Cross on Calvary with the Mother of Jesus and the pious women, and took the desolate Mother into his care as the last legacy of Christ (John, xix, 25-27).
After the Resurrection John with Peter was the first of the disciples to hasten to the grave and he was the first to believe that Christ had truly risen (John, xx, 2-10).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08492a.htm   (1867 words)

After the death of the predecessor of John II there was a vacancy of over two months, and during that period shameless trafficking in sacred things was indulged in.
Two hundred and seventeen bishops assembled in council at Carthage (535) submitted to John II the question as to whether bishops who had lapsed into Arianism should, on repentance keep their rank or be admitted to lay communion.
The answer to their question was given by Agapetus, as John II died 8 May, 535.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08421b.htm   (552 words)

 AllRefer.com - John II, king of Poland (Polish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
John II (John Casimir), 1609–72, king of Poland (1648–68), son of Sigismund III.
John II defeated (1651) the allied Cossack, Tatar, and Ottoman forces, but in 1654 the Cossacks accepted Russian suzerainty over the Ukraine, and Czar Alexis promptly invaded Poland.
John abdicated a year after the death (1667) of his queen, and retired to an abbey at Nevers, France.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/J/John2Pol.html   (401 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Pope John Paul II
John Paul II is the most traveled pope in history, having visited nearly every country in the world which would receive him.
In the summer of 1995, Pope John Paul II began a lengthy catechisis on the Blessed Virgin Mary during his weekly Angelus addresses, culminating on 25 October 1995, with his instruction on Our Lady's active participation in the Sacrifice of Calvary.
O Blessed Trinity, we thank you for having graced the church with Pope John Paul II and for allowing the tenderness of your fatherly care, the glory of the cross of Christ, and the splendor of the Holy Spirit, to shine through him.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/pope0264.htm   (1648 words)

 John Paul II on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Paul pursued ecumenism (primarily with the Anglican Communion and Orthodox churches), although he was unsuccessful in arranging a visit to Russia, and took various steps to improve relations with Jews, including Vatican recognition of Israel and acknowledgment of Catholic failures in responding to the Holocaust.
John Paul issued two encyclicals (1981, 1991) on economic issues in which he praised free-market economies but criticized the inadequacies and injustices of both capitalism and Communism.
THE DEATH OF POPE JOHN PAUL II: Appreciation; He was simply the world's most charismatic Christian; The Pope's death brings to an end a long ministry fighting for human rights and his uncompromising but compassionate...
www.encyclopedia.com /html/J/JohnP1aul2.asp   (1070 words)

 John Paul II
John Paul II, - John Paul II, pope, in March issued an unprecedented, comprehensive papal apology for errors the...
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 frontline: john paul II - the millennial pope | PBS
FRONTLINE's "Pope John Paul II-The Millennial Pope," a bold and innovative new biography on this controversial world leader, is a journey through the 20th century to the sources of John Paul II's character and beliefs and the passionate reaction to him.
In the two decades John Paul II has commanded the world stage, re-invigorating the Catholic Church in much of the world, he has defined himself by his opposition to many of the dominant secular ideologies and passions of our time: communism, feminism, capitalism and consumerism.
Their stories are evocative of major themes in the Pope's life: the shaping influence of his youth in Poland, his remarkable relationship with Jews, his part in the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, his battle with liberation theology, his repudiation of the ordination of women, and his relentless exhortation to faith.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/pope   (335 words)

 Bible Basics - II John   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since II John so closely addresses issues raised in I John, it is clear that this letter is written by the same author.
The 'elect lady and her children' John refers to are another church in the province of Asia.
John returns to his themes of truth and love to base his warnings to this other church.
netministries.org /Bbasics/BB2John.htm   (188 words)

 john paul II shot
Pope John Paul II meets with his would-be assassin, Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca, in Agca's prison cell in Rome.
On May 17, John Paul II recites the Angelus at Gemelli hospital: "Pray for the brother who shot me, whom I have sincerely forgiven".
On July 15, 1992, John Paul II undergoes surgery to remove a benign intestinal tumor.
religion-cults.com /pope/pope-shot.htm   (476 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Though John Paul is a towering 20th-century figure, the assertion that his papacy is the most important since the Counter Reformation seems overblown.
Put simply, John Paul wants the world to know the good news about Jesus Christ that has led him throughout his own life to be utterly self-surrendering in order that the one to whom he surrenders may have the whole of him.
This book was written before the death of John Paul II (The hardcover version was published in 1999) so the author had time to carefully research and check his writing as oppossed to those quickie biographies that came out right after his death.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/006018793X?v=glance   (2470 words)

 MAN OF 1994: Pope John Paul II
John Paul's dissatisfaction with some of the church's traditional priestly operatives - like the Jesuits, whom he perceived until recently as becoming too liberal - has led him to encourage lay Catholic movements such as Opus Dei.
John Paul likes to spend his vacations hiking with the Rev. Father Tadeusz Styczen (pronounced Stee-chen), the Polish philosopher who succeeded to Wojtyla's chair at the University of Lublin and plays a key role in the shaping of his encyclicals.
John Paul was skiing as recently as last March.
www.catholic.net /RCC/News/Time_Mag/popetime.html   (4415 words)

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The Anti-Defamation League congratulates Pope John Paul II on the 25th anniversary of his papacy.
John Paul has denounced anti-Semitism as a "sin against God and humanity," called upon all Christians to avoid any anti-Jewish interpretation of scriptures, and recommended caution in preaching and teaching.
In 1994 Pope John Paul II took the historic step of establishing relations between the Holy See and the State of Israel.
www.adl.org /PresRele/VaticanJewish_96/4371_96.htm   (281 words)

 Captain John Smith
This portrait of Captain John Smith appeared on a 1616 map of New England.
But because he was a proud and boastful man, it is difficult to know which parts of his life are fact and which are fiction.
John Smith became leader of the colonists and did his best to fight off the Indians.
www.apva.org /history/jsmith.html   (754 words)

 Pope John Paul II
On April 2, 2005, Pope John II passed away in his Vatican apartment and with his passing, the world lost not only a tremendous world spiritual leader but it seems that a brilliant beacon of goodness, peace, and light has been extinguished forever.
Pope John Paul II was born Karol Joseph Wojtyla on May 18, 1920 in Wadowice Poland.
On October 16, 1978 he not only became the first non Italian Pope 456 years; he was also the youngest Pope in history and the first since Pius II in the 15 Century to be a "man of letters".
catholicgirl.faithweb.com /pope_john_paul_ii.htm   (419 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: John Paul II: A Personal Portrait of the Pope and the Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Paul II: A Light for the World--Essays and Reflections on the Papacy of John Paul II by Mary Ann Walsh
John Paul II is a publishing indusrty unto himself, Either his own dense,sometimes obtuse tomes or the cottage industry of mostly fawning books about his pontificate.
I once dreamt that I was sitting in the Vatican gardens at a picnic table with pope John Paul II over a coke and sandwich, and we were having an intimate conversation.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0312266812?v=glance   (1858 words)

 John II, king of Poland
John II John II (John Casimir), 1609–72, king of Poland (1648–68), son of
John II defeated (1651) the allied Cossack, Tatar, and Ottoman forces, but in 1654 the Cossacks accepted Russian suzerainty over the
John Paul II and the priority of culture.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0826399.html   (481 words)

 John Paul II Institute
The John Paul II Institute of Divine Mercy is an apostolate of the Congregation of Marians of the Immaculate Conception, Saint Stanislaus Kostka Province, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
The logo of the John Paul II Institute of Divine Mercy is made up of the Divine Mercy Image and the Papal Coat of Arms.
The coat-of-arms of Pope John Paul II is within the rays below the Image in the Institute's logo.
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 The "unofficial" Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pope John Paul II (1920-) is said to be the most recognized person in the world.
He is the most traveled Pope in the 2,000 year history of the Church and speaks eight languages.
Born in Wadowice, Poland on May 18, to an administrative officer in the Polish army and a former schoolteacher.
www.zpub.com /un/pope   (396 words)

 John Ratterree, II, lawyers in Atlanta, GA, Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Ratterree, II, lawyers in Atlanta, GA, Georgia
John Ratterree, II has an AV-rated estate planning practice in Sandy Springs.
In addition to wills, probate, trusts, family partnerships, charitable planning vehicles, living wills and health care powers of attorney (for health care or otherwise), he handles various tax, charitable planning and general business matters for a range of clients.
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 John Howard (II)
John dropped out of medicine and law at uni to attend NIDA which he graduated from in 1978.
John was originally recruited for the leading role of Mr.
However, Rupert Reid also wanted the part so John opted for the smaller, recurring role of Mayor Whittington.
www.tv.com /john-howard-ii/person/67471/summary.html   (181 words)

 Pope John Paul II Cultural Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
tells the powerful story of how Pope John Paul II significantly reconfigured the history between Catholics and Jews, starting in his childhood and culminating with a series of papal firsts beginning with his dramatic visit to the Rome synagogue and later establishing diplomatic ties with Israel.
Visitors are "eyewitnesses" to history as they follow in the footsteps of John Paul II from his childhood in Poland, through World War II, and his work to improve inter-faith relations as Pope.
The legacy of Pope John Paul II will be celebrated at a gala international event to be held under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (pictured below) on November 16, 2005.
www.jp2cc.org   (612 words)

 Pope John Paul II: A Lifetime of Service
It is said that he was the most recognized man in the world and he is by far the most widely travelled pope in history.
One of the most beloved popes in history among Catholics and non-Catholics alike, John Paul captured the world’s attention and admiration during his 26-year pontificate.
Pope John Paul II on Terrorism and Sept. 11
www.americancatholic.org /Features/johnpaulii   (560 words)

 FIRST THINGS Collection: Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Paul II and the Truth About Freedom by Avery Dulles
Documentation: Theories of Evolution by John Paul II
The Liberalism of John Paul II by Richard John Neuhaus
www.firstthings.com /collections/coll-JPII.html   (210 words)

 John Paul II
John Paul II High School is a coeducational Catholic college preparatory school located at Coit Road and Plano Parkway just north of I-90 President George Bush Turnpike in Plano, Texas.
John Paul II High School Board of Trustees And The Advisory Council Requests Your Presence at The Dedication Ceremony
Practice begins August 1st at the John Paul II HS campus.
www.johnpauliihs.org   (338 words)

 Catholic Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Works of John Paul II Over 600 works from letters to speeches to encyclicals, apostolic exhortations, constitutions, homilies, messages.
Other catechisms included are The Catechism of the Council of Trent, The Catechism of the Cure' of Ars, The Catechism of St. John Neumann, The Baltimore Catechism, and The Catechism of Pope St. Pius X. Features include cross document search, copy and paste.
Also included are articles from the 1913 Catholic Encyclopedia including the Annunciation, the Feast of the Assumption, Devotion to the Blessed Virgin, Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Magnificat, etc., a section on Scripture pertaining to Mary and one on the Early Church Fathers words on Mary.
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 TIME 100: Pope John Paul II
TIME 100: Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II waves to pilgrims in September 1989
In November 1989 word went out that Mikhail Gorbachev, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, would stop in Rome en route to a summit meeting with President George Bush.
In Rome he would have an audience with Pope John Paul II.
www.time.com /time/time100/leaders/profile/popejohn.html   (232 words)

 Pope John Paul II - Angelus/Regina Coeli & Weekly General Audiences
Pope John Paul II - Angelus/Regina Coeli & Weekly General Audiences
John Paul II- Psalms and Canticles of the Liturgy of the Hours
Vatican II Called Catholics to Active Role in Ecumenism - 01/21/96
www.cin.org /pope.html   (1095 words)

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