Pastor's Corner: Restoring
or Opening Up?
Whereas St. Pius X wanted to restore all things in Jesus Christ (according to the original in Greek: to recapitulate, to place Christ at the head), John Paul II only wanted to open things up to Christ...
Commentary on Benedict XVIís
Homily for the beatification of Pope John Paul II 5-11-2011
XVIís Homily for the Beatification of John Paul II
critique of John Paul II's pontificate
critically examines the pontificate of John Paul II by discussing
several aspects of it that are less familiar to the general
Pastor's Corner: Beatification and continuity
On the eve of the beatification of John Paul II, there is no
lack of reservations and critiques... This beatification
raises the question about a pontificate that publicly took
the Second Vatican Council as its compass...
Statement of reservations concerning impending beatification
Pope John Paul II (extract from The Remnant)
...we cannot fail to note that the lone miracle on which the
entire beatification is premised - the reported cure of a
French nun said to be suffering from Parkinsonís disease -
is open to question...