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He did not like new shoes and what else?

He did not like new shoes and he was wearing the old ones as long as it was possible.  Sometimes, even television was pointing out that the Holy Father has torn or damaged shoes, but always there was a problem with the...

About multitasking attention and swimming in the pool

More than of the Pope – at least of the Pope which people used to image – comes out the image of a humble, truly humble and simple, pure and transparent, man who until the end retained his extraordinary humanity.  He...

SOLEMNITY OF STS PETER AND PAUL

“May we obtain this gift through the Apostles Peter and Paul, who are remembered by the Church of Rome on this day that commemorates their martyrdom and therefore their birth to life in God. For the sake of the Gospel...

Sacred Heart of Jesus

“I, therefore call all the faithful to continue to cultivate the cult of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, adjusting it to our times, so that they can continue to draw from His unfathomable richness and know how to respond to...

He needed them as much as they needed him

There was no preferential treatment… He was telling them about true values, not rotten compromises.  He was describing ideals which they should try to reach and he made them willing to achieve the goals.     It...

A colleague told me a remarkable story

-John Paul II did miracles… – My colleague with whom I was studying in Italy, from Sicily, one day asked me to pass a request to the Holy Father for a prayer for a successful operation of his mother.  I passed the...

He wanted to talk to them; they wanted to listen to him

At the end of Archbishop Mokrzycki’s recollections from pilgrimages to Poland, he recalls a history from the pilgrimage from the next to the last one.  In the year 1999, when John Paul II was spending a night at the...

John Paul II was a man of great love

Events related to life and service of St. John Paul II recalled in a special testimony Arturo Mari, Papal photographer, who on June 8th was in Auschwitz as a special guest of the celebrations related to the...