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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.
Pope John Paul II could not escape the controversy of the involvement of Croatian Catholic clergy with the Ustasa regime of World War II in his relations with the Serb Orthodox Church.
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 Russell Pope
Pope was born in 1873 into an era during which culture was used as a "disciplining education for the turbulent urban populace." New York in the 1870s and 1880s was a place of nascent cultural cosmopolitanism.
Pope's decision to follow the French model was a well-calculated one, for the jury was predominantly French-trained and his chosen method of presentation emulated the style that had set the standard for measured drawings of antique buildings.
Pope returned from France at the perfect moment to begin a career as a proponent of the "academic reaction." The American economy was at the height of a twenty-five-year period of expansion and consolidation.
partners.nytimes.com /books/first/b/bedford-pope.html   (5758 words)

 Pope Joan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Engraving of Pope Joan from an 18th Century polemic, "A Present for a Papist." Note the infant at her feet.
As Pope John VIII he ruled for two years, until 855 A.D. However, while riding one day from St. Peter's to the Lateran, he had to stop by the side of the road and, to the astonishment of everyone, gave birth to a child.
According to legend, upon discovering the Pope's true gender, the people of Rome tied her feet together and dragged her behind a horse while stoning her, until she died.
www.museumofhoaxes.com /popeJoan.html   (388 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope John XII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John began secret negotiations with Adalbert, son of Berengarius, and sent envoys with letters to Hungary and to Constantinople for the purpose of inciting a war against Otto.
John now sent an embassy to Otto to propitiate the latter, and at the same time to explain the pope's grievance, which was that the emperor had received for himself the oath of allegiance from those cities of the Ecclesiastical States, which he had reconquered from Berengarius.
On 26 February, 964, John held a synod in St. Peter's in which the decrees of the synod of 6 November were repealed; Leo VIII and all who had elected him were excommunicated; his ordination was pronounced invalid; and Bishop Sico of Ostia, who had consecrated him, was deprived forever of his dignities.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08426b.htm   (964 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope John XXII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope John wrote to King Philip IV on the matter (November, 1333), and emphasized the fact that, as long as the Holy See had not given a decision, the theologians enjoyed perfect freedom in this matter.
John appointed a commission at Avignon to study the writings of the Fathers, and to discuss further the disputed question.
In 1319 John XXII reserved to himself all minor benefices falling vacant in the Western Church during the succeeding three years, and in this way collected from each of them the aforesaid annates, as often as they were conferred by the pope.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08431a.htm   (3414 words)

 CNN.com - Doctors perform tracheotomy on pope - Feb 24, 2005
Pope John Paul II is taken to a Rome hospital after a relapse.
The pope was taken to the hospital on Thursday, less than two weeks after he had been released from the facility after a nine-day stay from complications of the flu.
The pope was taken to hospital on February 1 after suffering breathing difficulties, later diagnosed as the flu complicated by an acute respiratory infection.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/02/24/pope   (775 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Pope John Paul II
In 1976 he was invited by Pope Paul VI to preach the lenten sermons to the members of the Papal Household.
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.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/pope0264.htm   (1648 words)

 The "unofficial" Pope John Paul II
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.
Pope John Paul II - at The Catholic Community Forum
www.zpub.com /un/pope   (396 words)

John was a relative of Theodora's family, and this explains sufficiently why she secured his election.
The new pope was an active and energetic ruler, and exerted himself especially to put an end to the Saracen invasions.
John also concerned himself with affairs in France, where Count Heribert of Aquitaine held King Charles a prisoner, and demanded the election of his five-year-old son, Hugh of Vermandois, as Archbishop of Reims.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08425b.htm   (760 words)

 USATODAY.com - Priest from pope's town: John Paul may go home soon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope John Paul II is preparing to leave the hospital this week, possibly as soon as Monday or Tuesday, for his return to the Vatican in time for Holy Week, according to a priest from the pontiff's hometown.
John Paul has been doing breathing and speaking exercises, and he was heard speaking in public for the first time since the tracheotomy in a two-minute video released Friday by Vatican TV.
The pope is expected to make his fourth appearance at the hospital window on Sunday, but it was not known whether his voice would be strong enough to greet the faithful.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-03-12-pope_x.htm   (891 words)

 John Pope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Pope, (1770-1845), U.S. politician, Senator for Kentucky, Governor of Arkansas Territory
John Pope, (1798-1876), U.S. Naval officer in the American Civil War
John Pope, (1822-1892), U.S. Soldier, Union General in the Civil War
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Pope   (118 words)

 John Pope Biography
Having served in the escort of Lincoln to the Washington inaugural ceremonies, Pope was named to be a brigadier of volunteers and performed organizational duties in Illinois before serving under Fremont in the Western Department.
Pope had no idea of the true situation on the field and was routed.
Pope then spent most of the balance of the war commanding the Department of the Northwest and dealing with the Sioux uprising.
www.civilwarhome.com /popebio.htm   (594 words)

 CNN.com - Pope reads address in strong voice - Feb 20, 2005
John Paul II was discharged from a Rome hospital February 10.
The pope told the crowd that the essential task of the papacy was to ensure "the unity of the church," adding that the call "to guard his flock" was "particularly alive in (him)."
John Paul II was discharged from a Rome hospital February 10, nine days after checking in for breathing problems.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/02/20/pope.health   (479 words)

 1962 Man of the Year: Pope John XXIII
It is the genius of Pope John XXIII that he sensed that the time was ripe for internal renewal in the church, and opened the way for it.
Pope John, watching the proceedings in his apartment over closed- circuit TV, ruled that there was no point in continuing to discuss a document that so many bishops disapproved of.
Pope John, though he has roundly condemned "the mistakes, greed and violence" of the Soviet rulers, is known to feel that the 1962 brand of Communism is no worse than a lot of other problems the church has faced in the past.
www.catholic.net /RCC/News/Time_Mag/1962.html   (4441 words)

 Pope John Paul II's Final Days: Pray for the Pope
Cardinal Mario Francesco Pompedda, who visited the dying pope, described the scene in the pope's bedroom: Assisted by several doctors and his personal staff, the pontiff lay serenely on a bed in the middle of his room, comforted by cushions, occasionally opening his eyes in greeting to the handful of visitors allowed inside.
Many observers consider Pope John Paul an unparalleled protagonist in the political and spiritual events that shaped the modern age, from the end of the Cold War to the start of the third millennium.
Pope John Paul's funeral, expected to be attended by world leaders from far and wide, will take place four to six days after his death.
www.americancatholic.org /news/pope/popehospitalized   (1268 words)

 General John Pope
John Pope, born 18 March 1822 at Louisville, Ky., graduated from the Military Academy in 1842 and joined the Topographical Engineers.
General John Pope; T. General John Pope (AP-110) was launched under a Maritime Commission contract 21 March 1943 by the Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Kearny, N. sponsored by Mrs.
After shakedown General John Pope sailed for Newport News 5 September 1943 with over 6,000 troops and civilians bound for Greenock, Scotland; and, after disembarking her passengers there, returned to Norfolk 25 September.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/g3/general_john_pope.htm   (806 words)

In May 1861 General Pope assumed command of the District of North and Central Missouri and forced the Confederates to retreat southward.
Finally, missions accomplished, General John Pope departed San Francisco 15 May bound for New York, where she decommissioned 12 June 1946 and was returned to WSA.
Following the war, General John Pope continued to sail to Japanese and Korean ports on troop rotation duties, finally being placed in reduced operational status at Seattle 14 May 1955.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/auxil/ap110.htm   (799 words)

 CNN.com - Pope discharged from hospital - Feb 10, 2005
Pope John Paul II prepares to leave a Rome hospital Thursday evening.
Pope John Paul II, with a weakened voice, delivers blessing.
ROME, Italy (CNN) -- Pope John Paul II was discharged from a Rome hospital Thursday evening to return to the Vatican.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/02/10/pope.health   (534 words)

 USATODAY.com - Pope marks birthday with launch of new book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Paul, who marked 25 years in the papacy in October and has since become the third-longest serving pope in history, is pushing ahead despite Parkinson's disease and hip and knee ailments.
The pope said that those contesting celibacy have raised the issued of the loneliness for priests, but that he personally never felt lonely.
In a moment of self-criticism, the pope notes that "a part of a pastor's role is to admonish" and says that maybe he failed to be strict enough during his time in Krakow.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-05-18-pope-birthday_x.htm   (683 words)

 Almost a Saint: Pope John XXIII - November 1996 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online
The cause of this pope of the first Vatican Council and of the proclamation of papal infallibility who refused to be reconciled with "progress, democracy and modern civilization" is still on course but remains controversial.
Pope John thought the Council would conclude within months, but instead he was to die before its second session.
Pope John Paul II could be tempted to proclaim John XXIII a saint for the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000.
www.americancatholic.org /Messenger/Nov1996/feature1.asp   (3151 words)

 John Pope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Pope was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on 16th March, 1822.
Pope was told to protect Washington, and to control the Shenandoah Valley.
Pope, who regained the rank of major general in October, 1882, he retired from the United States Army in 1886.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USACWpope.htm   (904 words)

 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.
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.
The film is a journey through the 20th century to the sources of Pope John Paul II's character and beliefs, and a journey into the passionate reaction to him.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/pope   (335 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: John Paul II: A Personal Portrait of the Pope and the Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
John Paul II: A Light for the World--Essays and Reflections on the Papacy of John Paul II by Mary Ann Walsh
His "Portrait of the Pope," written in collaboration with Moore, author of The French Connection, is largely a warm recollection of the special and intimate moments Flynn enjoyed in the presence of the pope.
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.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0312266812?v=glance   (1848 words)

 CBS News | Pope: War Threatens Fate Of Humanity | March 22, 2003 11:38:06
Pope John Paul II greets a child wearing a hair band with the rainbow colors of peace during an audience to members of Italian religious television channel Telepace at the Vatican, March 22, 2003.
John Paul, with impassioned speeches and Vatican diplomacy, lobbied against war and in favor of a negotiated solution in the months before the conflict.
Before the war, the pope sent a cardinal to Washington to plead with President Bush not to attack, and another cardinal to Baghdad to press Saddam Hussein to cooperate completely with U.N. weapons inspectors.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/03/22/iraq/main545315.shtml   (354 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But for incisive analysis of this Pope's theological and political significance, or for insight into his spiritual life, readers will have to wait until the principals in his life story are free to speak more frankly with some future biographer.
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   (2478 words)

 Pope to remain hospitalized - World News - MSNBC.com
Alastair Grant / AP Pope John Paul II blesses the faithful from his suite at the Gemelli hospital in Rome on Sunday.
VATICAN CITY - Pope John Paul II will remain hospitalized a few more days as a precaution, the Vatican said Monday, a day after the 84-year-old pope appeared at his clinic window to show the world he was recovering from his latest health crisis.
John Paul has been cutting back on his schedule in recent years and turning more of his speeches to aides to be read because of his difficulty speaking due to Parkinson’s.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6886516   (780 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Pope Saint John I
He tried to involve Pope John in his political machinations.
John led a delegation to Constantinople to negotiate with Emperor Justin I; he was the first pope to travel to Constantinople, and while there crowned Justin.
While returning to Rome, John was kidnapped and imprisoned by Theodoric's soldiers; he died in custody.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintj37.htm   (113 words)

 General John Pope
MAJOR-GENERAL JOHN POPE, Commander of the Army- of Virginia, whose portrait we give herewith, was born in Kentucky, about the year 1822.
General Pope followed up the battle by pursuing the rebels across the Rapidan with his cavalry and a small infantry force, occasionally engaging them.
During Pope's administration of his new department he has made himself remark-able by the energy of his movements and the determination evinced in his general orders.
www.sonofthesouth.net /leefoundation/civil-war/1862/general-john-pope.htm   (1624 words)

 John Russell Pope - Great Buildings Online
Born in New York in 1874, John Russell Pope studied architecture under William R. Ware at Columbia University.
Pope displayed particular skill with his classical buildings which possessed clear forms and grand spirit.
Pope was the foremost inheritor of McKim's severe classicism.
www.greatbuildings.com /architects/John_Russell_Pope.html   (227 words)

 Time's Man of the Year: Pope John Paul II
Time's Man of the Year: Pope John Paul II Time's Man of the Year: Pope John Paul II While there is much about Roman Catholic theology from which evangelicals must dissent, it could be argued that the orthodoxy, christology and moral Law ethic of the Catholic Church is the historic foundation of Protestantism.
It could also be argued that the current Pope has done more to halt the spread of atheistic communism and abortion in the world than any other man in modern history.
Ironically, it was for his moral example (and Time's liberal prejudice against Newt Gingrich) that Pope John Paul II won the "Man of the Year" cover (December 26, 1994/January 2, 1995).
www.forerunner.com /champion/X0027_John_Paul_II.html   (298 words)

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