A United WorldHonours the Pope

14/04/2005
The Pope's legacy in the two Koreas
The memory of the martyrs, North-South reconciliation, human rights, and religious coexistence make up John Paul II's legacy in the second largest Church of Asia, according to a Seoul journalist.
13/04/2005
May Russian Catholics harvest the fruits of the Pope's labour
Letter of exhortation to pray for the coming Conclave and reflections on John Paul II'S pontificate.
13/04/2005
Three million mourners in Rome for Pope's funeral
Pilgrims continue to arrive to visit John Paul II's final resting place.
13/04/2005
Turkey, an ecumenical and inter-religious gesture for John Paul II

Catholics, Orthodox and Muslims hang the deceased pope's image in their homes

12/04/2005
Tributes to the Peoples' Pope
11/04/2005
N Koreans hold Mass for late Pope
11/04/2005
Pope, example of humility to Iraqi Christians
A crowded memorial mass was held in Mosul for the Pope; in Baghdad seminarians compose a hymn to honour the Pontiff, 'pastor, apostle and father".
09/04/2005
Prayers and mourning for Pope's funeral throughout Asia
08/04/2005
Rome prepares for the funeral of John Paul II
08/04/2005
A million people attend John Paul II's funeral
07/04/2005
Rome flooded with pilgrims who want to pray before the body of the Pope
07/04/2005
Singing the praises of a Pope who loves China
While the Chinese government blocks out news of John Paul II from internet sites, a Shanghai Catholic tells of the pope's miracles beyond the Great Wall.
07/04/2005
Mgr Capalla: The Pope's legacy for the Philippines: a culture of life and missionary zeal
07/04/2005
The Pope's love shall make the Church blossom in China
Despite Beijing's hostility, Chinese pilgrims in St Peter's say how much Pope John Paul II loved China and how much they loved him.
07/04/2005
Asia united in St Peter's to say goodbye to the Pope
Tributes and words of affection and gratitude by Asians in Rome to say their farewell to Pope John Paul II.
06/04/2005
Taiwanese president, Chen Shuibian, to attend the Pope's funeral
06/04/2005
The missionary Pope, a great friend of all Koreans
06/04/2005
A mystic and missionary Pope touched the heart of Muslims in Bangladesh
Flags are flown at half mast for the first time to honour a Christian religious leader. The central role of mission in a spirit of reconciliation and ecumenism is a legacy that we must not lose, says PIME missionary in Dinajpur.
06/04/2005
Emotion and pride over the Pope among Kazakhs
06/04/2005
North Korea sends condolences for Pope's death
The Communist regime sends condolences for Pope John Paul II's death via the country's Catholic Association but maintains its tight, repressive noose around religion.
05/04/2005
Vietnamese honour the holy man who never visited them
05/04/2005
John Paul II, a preacher of peace, says Wahid
Ex Indonesian President writes an open letter to honour the late Pontiff. All major political and religious leaders express their condolences.
05/04/2005
The Pope, an inspiration to perfection, says Buddhist monk
05/04/2005
The Pope's legacy is in his message of peace, says Bishop of Karachi
05/04/2005
The pope, an unforgettable personality for Christians and Muslims in Pakistan
Muslim leaders remember his indelible contribution to humanity. For Bishop Coutts, the Pope's death is a great loss for the Church and the world.
05/04/2005
Pope like a new John the Baptist, says Patriarch of Damascus
04/04/2005
Condolences for the Pope and new arrests of bishops and priests in Peking
04/04/2005
Assad will attend Pope's funeral
People wave photos of the Pope, whilst national media remembers his moral stature and historic 2001 visit.
04/04/2005
Card Sfeir and Pres Lahoud in Rome for Pope's funeral
The pullout of Syrian troops from Lebanon is the fruits of "the suffering of the Pontiff who so much loved Lebanon".
04/04/2005
India mourns the death of the Pope who beatified Mother Teresa and honoured Gandhi
04/04/2005
Indonesia remembers the Pope of dialogue and tolerance
He never ceased praying for us after the tsunami tragedy, says the Archbishop of Jakarta.
03/04/2005
In Japan, the Pope is remembered as "a father".
03/04/2005
Pope s regret was "not to have the chance to visit China", Bishop Zen says
"May the suffering on your deathbed complete your prayers and implore the grace that the Chinese people may one day know Jesus Christ".
03/04/2005
Sr Nirmala: the Pope and Mother Teresa, united in a shared vision about life and the world
Both "missionaries with an intense and total love for God and men"; both spoke out against abortion.

03/04/2005
Dalai Lama mourns John Paul II, "a true spiritual practitioner"
03/04/2005
The Pope was always close to the sufferings of the peoples of the Holy Land, says Patriarch Sabbah
03/04/2005
The Pope: Lebanon mourns the loss of a steadfast defender of the land of the cedars
The Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Sfeir, calls John Paul II a unique figure who shall remain in the history of the world. As sign of respect local TV and radio stations are playing only classical music
03/04/2005
From Heaven the Pope will continue to pray for Iraq, says the Bishop of Mosul