John Paul II and John XXIII posts and articles: oldies but goodies

In honor of this weekend’s canonization, here are some my past posts and articles on these two greats.

On Pope St. John XXIII:

Martin de Porres: patron of social justice (canonized by J23)

50 years ago today: Vatican II begins

My Our Sunday Visitor article on the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Pacem in Terris

The social teaching of St. John XXIII

On Pope St. John Paul II:

Redemptoris Mater, 25 years on

My Commonweal article “True Then, Truer Now: Sollicitudo Rei Socialis Turns Twenty-Five” (subscription only)

Has Jesus been “locked inside the Church and knocking because he wants to get out”?

“The book of nature is one and indivisible”: The popes, abortion, and Catholic social teaching

John Paul II on Eucharist and social justice

The social teaching of St. John Paul II

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