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John Paul II is the reason I am Catholic. I have never known a greater man that experienced Nazi and Soviet occupation and still kept his faith. He was the burning candle in an age of darkness. He saw the good in western ideas and connected freedom and individuality to Jesus' teachings. His efforts thwarted communism and saved countless people from totalitarianism.
He helped everyone in the world and was a hero to all. He helped the poor, he spoke out against communism, and he challenged the boundaries of the Catholic Church! He deserves to be a saint!
There's a reason why The Vatican is making him a saint in 2014 this year!
He Was an Great man to MANY people!
He's also one of my personal heroes for the Catholic Priesthood
He is the bestV 11 Comments
I LOVE this guy. He represents everything that Jesus stood for. Tolerance, love, good will, generosity and kindness. We need more men like him in times like this.
Just look up all the things Pope Francis has done and you will be amazed!
Pope Francis understands and emphasizes that "Love" is the greatest and must always be above all else.
Ecstatic that he declared that Church should be against capital punishmentV 8 Comments
An epic meeting with Attila The Hun?
Pope Gregory is one of the Doctors of the Church and he had a good miracle.
One of the most powerful popes ever.
Composed the prayer to St. Michael the archangel.
Great great man with a strong compassion for purifying the church and focusing the teachings of the church on its roots.
Future Doctor of the Church. Not too many other Popes have received that high honor
Succeeded John Paul II.
The one whom Christ Chose as His Rock. The Papacy is traced all the way back to him.
Peter was the person whom Jesus trusted. He was chosen above all the apostles. And he was the first pope.
He was chosen by Christ himself what would one expect
How is he not no. 1?V 2 Comments
Without him, the Catholic Church won't be more open minded towards the society. He was the one who reformed the Catholic Church to be more approachable towards the people.
Took great steps towards bringing the church up to date and always came across as a very warm and friendly man.
Pope who got the Crusades going.
Who doesn't love a good crusade?
He was the most powerful of the Reformation popes and effectively sorted out the papal states.
Underrated are you serious?
A very underrated pope. Managed to overcome both Frederick Barbarossa and Henry II of England despite having a schism to deal with. Also modified the papal election process which is more or less the same today.
Pope for only about 30 days.
Second Pope after St. Peter the Apostle.
First Pope to end the persecution against Christianity.
Financed and Constructed the Vatican St Peter's, built the aquaduct that carried water to Trestevere. Protected Galileo from the Inquisition.
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