In Focus: Pope John Paul II
Our best selections on the Pope.
For more than a quarter century as the head of the Catholic Church, Pope John Paul II has been an influential and inspiring leader for many around the world. We take a look back at the successes and challenges of the Pope’s reign — and his legacy as a spiritual leader and compelling voice on global issues.
|The Pope: Teacher of Globalization
What are Pope John Paul II’s thoughts on peace and global development?
|The Pope and Globalization
Our best quotes from Pope John Paul II on what he thinks of globalization.
|The Pope’s Silver Jubilee
After a quarter of a century and counting, what will be Pope John Paul II’s legacy?
|Pope John Paul II as a Globalist
What Church of Rome will Pope John Paul II leave to his successor?
|The Vatican — A Matter of Faith
Our key facts on the Vatican — and its varying role in the world.
|Iraq and 21st Century Liberation Theology
What key lessons should Poland’s 1980s experience have provided for the liberation of Iraq?