Tag: John Paul II

Bust of St. John Paul II vandalised in Paris

The bust is located at the entrance of the church, which is the oldest and largest Polish Catholic parish in the city.

Another statue of St John Paul II vandalised in Poland

Acts of vandalism targeting the Polish saint have been multiplying in the last year in his home country.

Two statues of Saint John Paul II vandalised in Ukraine

So far, nothing is known about the perpetrators of these acts of vandalism but an investigation is ongoing.

Christian man beaten up for protecting statue of John Paul II in Poland

The victim was taken to hospital. He made a complaint to the police.

Feminists hung their lightning bolt symbol on a famous Polish cross

The banner contained a sentence saying "home abuse is not tradition."

A statue of St. John Paul II and Ronald Regan have been vandalised in Poland

These two statues have already been targeted several times. In 2013, vandals cut off the arm of the statue depicting Reagan.

The canonisation process of the parents of Saint John Paul II will begin in May

The beatification of John Paul II took place on the 1st of May 2011 and he was canonised on the 27th of April 2014.

Saint Faustina Kowalska was canonised twenty years ago

About 150,000 people participated in the canonisation of the saint known as the "Secretary of Divine Mercy."

Pope Francis refers to John Paul II as "Saint John Paul the Great"

Pope Francis expressed the conviction that the Polish Pope played a decisive role in the fall of the Berlin Wall.