April 1, 2014

Mercy According to Blessed John Paul II

Introduction It is a pleasure to be with you this afternoon and I want to thank Governor Ehrlich for inviting me to offer a few words on the notion of mercy according to Blessed John Paul II. As you know, John Paul II will be canonized later this month and I will be traveling to...
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Being Proactively Pro-Life in Today’s Society

Introduction: A Word of Thanks Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you this evening about the crucial importance of being pro-actively pro-life in today’s society. I appreciate your inviting me here to Catholic University. In the antediluvian days, back in 1982, I earned my doctorate here and more recently served on the Board of...
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The Spiritual Fatherhood of St. John Paul II

Formed and inspired by faithful men, Karol Wojtyła became a powerful father figure for many. Years ago, while serving as Cardinal James A. Hickey’s priest-secretary, I had the privilege of joining a small number of priests who concelebrated an early morning Mass in Pope John Paul II’s private chapel. Afterward, the Holy Father greeted each...
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