Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 13:11
The Turkish gunman who shot Pope John Paul II in his new autobiography has claimed that Iran’s late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini had personally told him to kill the pope.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 30, 2012, 11:53
A vial of what the church says is the late Pope John Paul II`s blood was almost lost when three men stole a backpack from a priest.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 11:15
Police say a vial containing the blood of the late Pope John Paul II was stolen from a priest in Italy but recovered by authorities hours later.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 17:53
Hundreds of faithful have converged
on a cathedral in the Colombian capital to see drops of blood
of the late pope John Paul II.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 15, 2011, 09:00
The bronze monument, sculpted by a Ukrainian artist and two Russians, portrays the Pontiff sitting.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2011, 11:13
Pope Benedict XVI says he is looking
forward to his upcoming trip to his homeland Germany, while
stressing that God, not "spectacle," is the focus.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 01, 2011, 00:25
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe also landed in Rome on Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2011, 21:07
Late pope John Paul II`s coffin was brought out of its resting place in a crypt under Saint Peter`s basilica on Friday ahead of a ceremony that will put
him one step from sainthood.
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2011, 13:23
Late Pope John Paul II will be beatified on May 1 ahead of conferment of sainthood by the Vatican.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 19:21
Muslims in Bosnia are honouring the late Pope John Paul II with a monument in the heart of Sarajevo.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 20:58
Scores of Indian Christians,
including the clergy and followers, will participate in the
beatification ceremony of late Pope John Paul II to be held in
Vatican city in Rome on May 1.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 16:37
The pope was shot as he was driven through St Peter`s Square on May 13, 1981.
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