S+L logo

Prominent Catholic commentators acclaim Pope John Paul II's legacy leading up to May 1st beatification

April 26, 2011
On Monday, our friends over at HeadlineBistro.com began a series of articles from prominent Catholic commentators examining the influence of Pope John Paul II.
The series, titled John Paul II: A Blessed Legacy, will feature columns by:
  • Supreme Knight Carl Anderson on John Paul II and the Civilization of Love
  • George Weigel on John Paul II’s life as an exemplary model of Christian discipleship
  • Mother Agnes Mary Donovan, SV, on the Polish Pontiff as a herald for the gospel of life.
  • Ambassador Jim Nicholson on Pope John Paul II and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Magnificat editor-in-chief Fr. Peter Cameron, OP, on John Paul II the artist
  • Political commentator Kathryn Jean Lopez on John Paul II and the New Evangelization
  • Salt + Light TV’s Fr. Thomas Rosica on John Paul II and World Youth Day
  • American Papist blogger Thomas Peters on the “JPII Generation.”
... and many more on topics including Pope John Paul II’s contribution to ecumenism and theology of the body.
New articles will be released each day in the week leading up to Pope John Paul II’s beatification this Sunday.
Read the series on Headline Bistro here.
CNS photo/Catholic Press Photo
Related posts
Romero’s World
A reflection on Oscar Romero's impact on El Salvador in 1977- a nation which was nearing a historic crescendo of poverty and despair, built on decades of inequity and repression. ...read more
SLHour: From Star Wars to Superman
What do Luke Skywalker, Superman and Jesus have in common? This week we speak with author Jim Papandrea about Christ figures in science fiction. Billy Chan has a ‘confession’ to make for D ...read more
Understanding Oscar Romero, Part. 1
A short reflection on Ocar Romero’s influence, legacy, and what he represents for millions of Latin Americans to commemorate his Feast Day on March 24. ...read more
Romero’s Transformation
A brief summary and reflection on the transformation of Archbishop Oscar Romero, as we await his canonization. ...read more
This weekend, the Pope will make a quick trip to the town where St. Padre Pio was born and lived his life, and where his work continues to mark the year of the 50th anniversary of St. Padre Pio’s de ...read more