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‘He defended and spoke for the silenced’ — John Paul II remembered by peers on 45th anniversary of election as pope

St. John Paul II, as the apostle of Divine Mercy, laid the theological and existential foundations that Pope Francis now follows, the long-time secretary of the Polish pope, retired Archbishop of Kraków Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz has said. Speaking to Vatican media on the 45th anniversary of the Pole’s election, Cardinal Dziwisz noted the comforting realization […]