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Morning Must Reads: September 30

In the news: looming government shutdown; the Justice Department will sue North Carolina; school choice; two Popes will be declared saints

Pope John Paul II Cleared for Sainthood

Just eight years after his death at the age of 84, Pope John Paul II will be made a saint in a canonization ceremony later this year. The Vatican announced...

A Pope for All Seasons

After TIME had decided to name John Paul II Person of the Year in late 1994, I and several colleagues traveled to Rome to talk with him. He was still quite...

Fit for a Queen

You think you have wardrobe issues? Imagine you're Queen Elizabeth II — what would you wear to meet the Pope or Marilyn Monroe? For the answer, check out "The...

Pope John Paul II

Despite certain apprehensions that I had at first, the Jew that I am can only admire Pope John Paul II. I admire him for continuing the vision and the actions of...

Exhibitions: Fit for a Queen

You think you have wardrobe issues? Imagine you're Queen Elizabeth—what do you wear to meet the Pope or Marilyn Monroe? For an easy answer, check out "The...

Education: An Alternative to Chaos

See everything, Overlook a great deal, Improve a little. So runs a saying of Pope John XXIII's, affixed to a wall at Cardinal Hayes Catholic High School in New...

Religion: Cross Meets Kremlin: Gorbachev and Pope John Paul II

Of all the events that have shaken the Soviet bloc in 1989, none is more fraught with history -- or more implausible -- than the polite encounter that will take...

A Letter From The Publisher: Apr. 5, 1982

The frenzied pace of working on cover stories is nothing new to Simonetta Toraldo, picture researcher and administrative assistant for TIME'S Rome bureau. The...

Religion: Pope's Progress

Pope John XXIII rode through cheering crowds of Romans this week to take formal possession of the cathedral church of the Bishop of Rome—the great, grey basilica...

The Press: None So Good

"If St. Paul had lived today." said Pope John XXIII last week to 250 newsmen from Rome's Foreign Press Association, "he would probably have been a journalist...

Religion: Top of the Decade: Religion

> Eugene Carson Blake proposes ambitious U.S. Protestant merger, 1960. > Pope John XXIII opens the Second Vatican Council, 1962. > U.S. Supreme Court outlaws...

Religion: Ten New Red Hats

Pope John XXIII last week appointed ten new cardinals to bring the Sacred College of Cardinals to an alltime high of 87 (plus three whose names are held secretly...

Religion: R.S.V.P.

When Pope John XXIII summoned the Second Vatican Council to meet next October, the Vatican announced that nonCatholics would be invited to send representatives...

Religion: Silence Treatment

In his encyclical Mater et Magistra (TIME, July 21), Pope John XXIII came out for the kind of "socialization" that includes economic planning and state-run...

Religion: The Regrets of the W.C.C.

The threat of war over Cuba inspired most religious leaders to make evenhanded appeals for peace to both top powers; Pope John XXIII supplicated "all rulers not...

Religion: The Council's Prospects

The aim of the Second Vatican Council, which opens in Rome next month, is internal renewal of the Catholic Church. Through the council's work, Pope John XXIII...