February's Solidarity Campaign has netted 712 gifts so far (goal was 700). Let's set a record by the 28th!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Blood of John Paul II remains as relic

Catholic World News - January 18, 2011

A vial of the blood of the late Pope John Paul II, entrusted by doctors to Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, will be recognized as a relic when the late Pontiff is beatified.

Cardinal Dziwisz, who for years served as the private secretary to Pope John Paul II, was given the blood by doctors who had treated the Pontiff during his final days. The vial will be placed in the altar of the chapel at the John Paul II Institute in Krakow.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our February expenses ($6,273 to go):
$35,000.00 $28,726.54
18% 82%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Complexities of Persecution 1 hours ago
Ukraine: A great lesson in thinking like a Catholic. 2 hours ago
Notre Dame has lost two contrasting giants 3 hours ago
Two good publishers, six new books for Lent February 26
Another awkward 'clarification' from the Vatican February 25

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis to address Congress in joint session in September CWN - February 5