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Wroclaw, Communism, Martial Law and Freedom

“When Pope John Paul II kissed the ground at the Warsaw airport he began the process by which Communism in Poland – and ultimately elsewhere in Europe – would come to an end.”  –  863 more words


This Blood's for You: An Easter Toast for 2017

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song” (Pope John Paul II).

Once again, I raise my glass and drink to all of you outcasts and loners out there. 280 more words


RARE FOOTAGE: Watch Pope John Paul II’s first words after his election

VATICAN CITY — On April 8, 2005, the world mourned the death of Pope John Paul II, as an estimated four million people gathered in Rome for the funeral of the second-longest reigning pope in history. 477 more words


Advertisement for My Duke Lecture—Happening 4-26-17

Just thought I would share this with you.  It’s the advertisement for my Duke lecture that is going out to seminar participants.

Title:  “Does Religion Really Poison Everything?   467 more words

What a voice! What charm! JPII we love you!

VATICAN CITY — Within the first year of his election as Successor of St. Peter, Pope John Paul II made his first apostolic visit to the United States. 500 more words