ODD ORBIT: News Oddities around the World; Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, right, kisses the hand of late Pope John Paul II during a ceremony at the Vatican.His name appeared as one of the possible successors to John Paul II in
Calcutta, India -- Mother Teresa with children from the orphanage she operates in Calcutta. Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Boyaxihu), Roman Catholic (from Albania) revered as India's "Saint of the Slums," was awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
Pope John Paul II is a modern day saint who continues to inspire both those who experienced his pontificate and those who didn't. Here are 12 Amazing Quotes from Saint John Paul II to set you on fire for truth and our faith!
Bringing down the Berlin Wall, 1989 - 'I remember watching this on TV as it was happening. I was My mom told me, "Pay attention. You're watching history happen right now." I said the same thing to my son when Obama was elected President.