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Joaquín Navarro-Valls passes away in Rome

Joaquín Navarro-Valls passed away in Rome this afternoon, due to pancreatic cancer. The former director of the Press Office of the Holy See died in his Roman residence, accompanied by the faithful of the Opus Dei Prelature with whom he lived.

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May 17, 1992: Beatification of Josemaria Escriva

On May 17, 1992, John Paul II beatified Josemaria Escriva. A 3-minute video with highlights from that day.

Opus Dei

"Totus Tuus!"

John Paul II entrusted his life to Mary with these words: "Totus tuus ego sum!" (I am all yours). In this month dedicated to our Lady, we offer some words from the new Saint on God's Mother. With link to "How to pray the Rosary" and "Story of St. Josemaria's first pilgrimage to Sonsoles."

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“Be faithful, be an apostle,” John Paul II told me

Alejandra Vanney is a lawyer who in the 90s moved from Argentina to Poland to help begin the apostolic work of Opus Dei there. Her work at the University of Warsaw gave her the opportunity to travel to Rome to take part in several encounters with Pope John Paul II.

Personal testimonies

The Pope's Work

In a get-together in Houston in 1988, Bishop Alvaro del Portillo recalls a meeting with John Paul II that showed his complete self-giving in the service of the Church.


Rome Reports video summary of Canonization Mass

A Rome Reports video summary of canonization ceremony for John XXIII and John Paul II in St. Peter's Square, on 27 April 2014.

From the Church and the Pope

Homily from Canonization Mass

Pope Francis' homily at the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II. With Rome Reports video summary, including Pope Francis' greeting to Benedict XVI before the ceremony.

From the Church and the Pope

John XXIII and John Paul II: two holy Popes, two Marian saints

Some words from the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría, on the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II, "two priests with great hearts, with a burning love for God and for all men and women."

From the Prelate

Mosaic of Mary, "Mater Ecclesiae"

In an article published in "L'Osservatore Romano," Javier Cotelo recounts how the mosaic dedicated to Mary, "Mother of the Church," came to be placed in St. Peter's square, in December 1981.

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