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Theologian Fr Gerald O'Collins SJ on Spe Salvi

Fr Gerald O'Collins SJ, retired Professor of the Gregorian University, Rome discusses Pope Benedict XVI's second encyclical letter Spe Salvi - Saved by Hope.   Spe_Salvi_Fr_Gerald_O'Collins_SJ.mp3 4.33 MB
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Part ONE: Pope Benedict's book Jesus of Nazareth

Fr Gerald O'Collins SJ, retired Professor of the Gregorian University, Rome discusses Pope Benedict XVI's book Jesus of Nazareth   Fr_Gerald_OCollins_Jesus_Naz_PT1.MP3 3.84 MB
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Part TWO: Pope Benedict's book Jesus of Nazareth

Fr Gerald O'Collins SJ, retired Professor of the Gregorian University, Rome discusses Pope Benedict XVI's book Jesus of Nazareth   Fr_Gerald_OCollins_Jesus_Naz_PT2.MP3 3.22 MB
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Pope John Paul II Welcome Ceremony

Cardinal Hume welcomes Pope John Paul II to Britain at Gatwick Airport in 1982.
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Pope Benedict addresses the Bishops of England and Wales

The Holy Father speaks to the Bishops at a private General Audience in Rome.
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Pope John Paul II speech at Gatwick

Pope John Paul II opening address at Gatwick Airport in 1982 at the start of his Pastoral Visit to Great Britain.
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Pope John Paul II's opening address at Gatwick

Pope John Paul II's opening address at Gatwick Airport in 1982 at the start of his Pastoral Visit to Great Britain.
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Margaret Le Foe: Pope John Paul II at Westminster

Margaret Le Foe remembers the visit to Westminster Cathedral in 1982.
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Westminster Cathedral, 1982

A reading at Westminster Cathedral during Pope John Paul II's visit in 1982. Ezekiel (34: 11-12, 15-17)
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Part ONE: Pope John Paul II Homily at Westminster Cathedral

Pope John Paul II preaches this homily at Westminster Cathedral in 1982. Part one of three.
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Part TWO: homily at Westminster Cathedral

Pope John Paul II preaches this homily at Westminster Cathedral in 1982. Part two of three.
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Part THREE: homily at Westminster Cathedral

Pope John Paul II preaches this homily at Westminster Cathedral in 1982. The last of three parts.
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Part ONE: Pope John Paul II address the Polish community (Polish)

Part ONE of Pope John Paul II's address to 24,000 members of the Polish Community at the Crystal Palace National Sports. They gathered to meet and pray with their fellow countryman at 7.30am as a people in a foreign land, finding unity with English and Welsh Catholics through their faith in Jesus Christ.
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Part TWO: Pope John Paul II address the Polish community (Polish)

Part TWO of Pope John Paul II's address to 24,000 members of the Polish Community at the Crystal Palace National Sports. They gathered to meet and pray with their fellow countryman at 7.30am as a people in a foreign land, finding unity with English and Welsh Catholics through their faith in Jesus Christ.
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Part THREE: Pope John Paul II address the Polish community (Polish)

Part THREE of Pope John Paul II's address to 24,000 members of the Polish Community at the Crystal Palace National Sports. They gathered to meet and pray with their fellow countryman at 7.30am as a people in a foreign land, finding unity with English and Welsh Catholics through their faith in Jesus Christ.
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Part FOUR: Pope John Paul II address the Polish community (Polish)

Part FOUR of Pope John Paul II's address to 24,000 members of the Polish Community at the Crystal Palace National Sports. They gathered to meet and pray with their fellow countryman at 7.30am as a people in a foreign land, finding unity with English and Welsh Catholics through their faith in Jesus Christ.
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Part ONE: Pope John Paul II's Pentecost Homily at Coventry Airport in 1982

Pope John Paul II travelled by helicopter to Coventry Airport where he was driven through a crowd of more than 350,000. Arriving in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, the Pope was welcomed on the Feast of Pentecost by the newly installed Archbishop Maurice Couve de Murville. The Sacrament of Confirmation was to be administered at the Mass.
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Part TWO: Pope John Paul II's Pentecost Homily at Coventry Airport in 1982

Pope John Paul II travelled by helicopter to Coventry Airport where he was driven through a crowd of more than 350,000. Arriving in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, the Pope was welcomed on the Feast of Pentecost by the newly installed Archbishop Maurice Couve de Murville. The Sacrament of Confirmation was to be administered at the Mass.
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Pope John Paul II Mass at Heaton Park

Re-live Pope John Paul II's celebration of Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester in 1982.
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The Pope's homily at York Racecourse

Pope John Paul II gave this homily on marriage at York Racecourse in 1982.
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Celebrating the Liturgy at York Racecourse

Pope John Paul II celebrates the Liturgy at York Racecourse in 1982.
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Part ONE: Pope John Paul II at Pontcanna Fields in 1982

Pope John Paul II preached this homily at Pontcanna Fields, Cardiff in 1982. Part one of two.
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Part TWO: Pope John Paul II at Pontcanna Fields in 1982

Pope John Paul II preached this homily at Pontcanna Fields, Cardiff in 1982. Final part.
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We'll Keep a Welcome in the Hillsides, Cardiff 1982

Thousands of people sang the traditional folk song as Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass at Pontcanna Fields, Cardiff


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Frank Hennessy on performing in Cardiff's Pontcanna Fields

Frank Hennessy, with his band The Hennessys, performed their song Welcome John Paul at the Cardiff Mass. Frank talks about the day.
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The Hennessys: Welcome John Paul (LIVE)

The Hennessys perform their song Welcome John Paul live at Pontcanna Fields in Cardiff in 1982.
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Pope John Paul II is welcomed to Glasgow, Scotland.

Pope John Paul II receives a warm welcome to Bellahouston Park, Glasgow in 1982
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Part ONE: Pope John Paul II's homily at Bellahouston Park

This is the first of three parts of Pope John Paul II's homily at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow
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Part TWO: Pope John Paul II's homily at Bellahouston Park

This is the second of three parts of Pope John Paul II's homily at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow in 1982
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Part THREE: Pope John Paul II's homily at Bellahouston Park

This is the last of three parts of Pope John Paul II's homily at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow in 1982
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Deacon Jack Sullivan on his cure from a serious spinal disorder

Deacon Jack Sullivan was suffering from an serious spinal disorder when he prayed through the intercession of Cardinal Newman.
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Archbishop Vincent Nichols introduces Deacon Jack Sullivan

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster introduces Deacon Jack Sullivan to the gathered media on his visit to England in 2009.
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Gifts offered to Pope John Paul II at Bellahouston Park

Traditional Scottish gifts are offered to Pope John Paul II in Glasgow - from the Scotland national football strip to some whiskey!
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Pope John Paul II on Cardinal Newman, 1982

Pope John Paul II pays tribute to Cardinal John Henry Newman in a homily given at Coventry Airport in 1982.