Pope John Paul II swept the opening day of the state powerlifting meets en route to boys' and girls' state championships in Division IV. The girls' team dominated the competition, winning first place in nine of the 11 weight classes. The boys' team

Many recall John Paul II for his visits to Cuba, Angola and other spots where no pope had set foot. Yet he was much more than a world traveler. Jonathan Kwitny, in "Man of the Century," wrote that his most powerful role was as the leader most

At the same time, "this is a John Paul II guy," Weigel said, referring to Pope John Paul II, who elevated Bergoglio to archbishop in 1998 and cardinal in 2001. As archbishop of Buenos Aires, "he tried to call that community back

"The whole purpose of this is to present the universality and the inter-religious relationships and connections that the former Pope John Paul II had with the entire world. Very well loved man by everyone," Reverend Malcolm Neyland, director of the

Pope John Paul II swept the opening day of the state powerlifting meets en route to boys' and girls' state championships in Division IV. The girls' team dominated the competition, winning first place in nine of the 11 weight classes. The boys' team