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    John Paul II to the Nigerian young people

    Onitsha (Nigeria), Dear young men and women of Nigeria,This afternoon the Pope belongs to you!I am truly overjoyed to see you here in your teeming thousands from all parts of your vast country.You have displayed for me your youthful agility, your fascinating acrobatics, your joy and your optimism. I am very grateful to you; I […] More

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    Hail Immaculate! – John Paul II

    “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you!” (Lk 1: 28). We address the Virgin Mary several times a day with these words of the Archangel Gabriel. Let us repeat them with fervent joy today, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, remembering 8 December 1854 when Blessed Pius IX proclaimed this wonderful Dogma […] More

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    Letter for the 100 years of the birth of Saint John Paul II (Benedict XVI)

    100 years ago, on May 18 th, Pope John Paul II was born in the small Polish town of Wadowice. After having been divided for over 100 years by three neighboring major powers of Prussia, Russia, and Austria, Poland regained Her independence at the end of the First World War. It was a historic event […] More