Italian police find John Paul II relic discarded by thieves

Italian police have recovered part of a religious relic stained with Polish pope John Paul II`s blood that was thrown away by thieves thinking it worthless, the Italian press reported on Saturday.

Stamp to mark Pope John Paul`s India visit silver jubilee

Indian postal department will on Sunday release a special stamp to commemorate the 25th anniversary of then Pope, John Paul II`s visit to the country.

Pope John Paul ignored abuse of 2,000 boys: Report

John Paul II, the late Pontiff, has been accused of ignoring the abuse of over 2,000 children during his 26-year papacy by blocking a probe into a cardinal who molested the boys for decades, a media report said.

More-secular Poland marks Pope John Paul`s death

A trumpet in Warsaw sounded a mournful tone at 9:37 pm, marking the minute five years ago when Poland`s revered native son Pope John Paul II died.

Pope John Paul II `regularly whipped himself`

Pope John Paul II used to whip himself regularly with a trouser belt that he had kept in his wardrobe.