Catholic Courier

Pope John Paul II

April 5, 2005
Bishop reflects on pontiff's legacy
Pope John Paul II left a towering legacy, according to Rochester Bishop Matthew H. Clark.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
April 5, 2005
Polish Catholics mourn countryman
Polish Catholics mourn countryman
Beneath a statue of Mary -- the Mother of God he loved so much -- sat a portrait of Pope John Paul II in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, the heart of Read More
By Rob Cullivan/Catholic Courier
April 5, 2005
Holy Father’s suffering set example
Millions of people around the world watched as Pope John Paul II struggled with various health problems in the weeks leading up to his death. His Read More
By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
April 5, 2005
Pope John Paul II energized youths
It wasn't as if Pope John Paul II was setting foot on United States soil for the first time -- he had toured several cities on visits in 1979 and Read More
By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
April 5, 2005
Rules govern church between popes
VATICAN CITY -- The death of Pope John Paul II set in motion a complicated period of transition, an interval marked by mourning, a slowdown in Vatican Read More
By John Thavis/CNS
April 5, 2005
Local people share reflections on Pope John Paul II
The Catholic Courier solicited reflections from religious leaders -- Catholic and non-Catholic -- from throughout the Diocese of Rochester. Read More