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About the beatification
of Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II lying in state

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...
5-7-2011

Commentary on Benedict XVIís Homily for the beatification of Pope John Paul II 5-11-2011 DICI

Benedict XVIís Homily for the Beatification of John Paul II  5-11-2011 DICI

A retrospective critique of John Paul II's pontificate
This book critically examines the pontificate of John Paul II by discussing several aspects of it that are less familiar to the general public... 4-16-2011 DICI

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...
4-15-2011

Statement of reservations concerning impending beatification of
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...
3-21-2011

Pope John Paul II: Doubts About a Beatification

Pope John Paul II: Doubts About a Beatification
An in-depth study of the requirements for beatification and the examination of John Paul II's pontificate in light of those requirements leads to amazement. Gray areas, sometimes extensive, come to light... Many of the Pope's teachings and initiatives which for the wide public seem to be titles of glory prove to be in fact matters of grave reproach...

Other related topics
On the Canonizations of Pope John Paul II
Frs. Lorber and Gleize examine some issues related to this important matter
2-23-2011

Pope John XXIII: A Critical Judgment
An in-depth review of the reasons for recommending his canonization
2-23-2011

A Happy Devil's Advocate Looks at the Beatification Process of Pope Paul VI
Some comments about the procedure that seeks to canonize the departed pope not because of his sanctify, but to canonize Vatican II 
2-23-2011

 

 

 
 

 

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