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Pope John Paul II

Papal Transtition

Pope John Paul II and the Youth

Pope John Paul II's Teachings

  • Click here to download John Paul II: On the Dignity and Vocation of Women (Mulieris Dignitatem)
  • Click here to download John Paul II: On the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering (Salvifici Doloris)
  • Click here to download Letter of His Holiness Pope John Paul to the Elderly
  • Click here to download the Pope's speech to the Youth - Toronto, Canada, 2002

Pope Pius XII

  • Click here to download Pius XII and the Jews
  • Click here to download What People Thought of Pius XII During the War

The Catholic Church and Globalization

  • Click here to download Challenges to Christian Witness in North America
  • Click here to download Globalization and the Common Humanity
  • Click here to download Globalization Could Devalue Work
  • Click here to download Globalization Could Slip into Colonialism
  • Click here to download How the Church Should Answer Globalization
  • Click here to download Is Globalization an Opportunity or a Threat?
  • Click here to download the Papal Address to the Academy of Social Sciences
  • Click here to download The Pope Asks G-8 to Hear the Cry of the Poor
  • Click here to download Pope John Paul II Addresses Overconsumption and the Effects of Consumerism
  • Click here to download The Keys to Humanize Globalization
  • Click here to download Trade, Development and the Fight Against Poverty
  • Click here to download Trying to Put a Human Face on Globalization

Persecution of Christians Around the World

  • Click here to download Around the World, Harassed Christians are Killed for their Beliefs
  • Click here to download Burma's Christian's Caught in War
  • Click here to download Christian Persecution Widespread, Complex
  • Click here to download Egypt's Christians Converts Risk Abuse
  • Click here to download In China, A Church Divided
  • Click here to download In India, A Pattern of Attacks on Christians
  • Click here to download [Indonesia]: Eyewitnesses Provide Evidence of Mass Murders [of Christians by Muslims]
  • Click here to download Nigeria: 14 Churches Destroyed
  • Click here to download Religion Inflames Sudan War
  • Click here to download Religious Freedom Still Elusive in Asia and Africa
  • Click here to download Sounding the Alarm on Sudan
  • Click here to download Violence, Injustice Keep Pakistan's Christians Living in Fear in "Lawless" Society
  • Click here to download With Religious Persecution Documented, Americans Consider How to Fight It