Papal Transition Resources , John Paul II Information
On USCCB Web Site
Following are resources available on the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Web site regarding the papal transition prompted by the death of Pope John Paul II today. Materials include:
Papal Transition: A Backgrounder
A Brief Transition Backgrounder
The College of Cardinals: A Backgrounder
Members of the College of Cardinals
The Cardinal Electors
Biographies of the U.S. Cardinals
In addition, resources on the life and papacy of Pope John Paul are also available on the USCCB Web site. This material was first compiled for the award-winning book, Pope John Paul II: A Light for the World, published by Sheed & Ward in October 2003, which has been updated.
Pope John Paul II Information on the USCCB Web site
Pope John Paul II's biography by John Thavis, Catholic News Service's Rome Bureau Chief.
Significant dates in John Paul's life, focusing primarily on the years since 1978
Saints canonized by John Paul
Blesseds beatified by John Paul
John Paul's travels outside of Italy
John Paul's travels in the United States
The major writings of John Paul
A gallery of photos of John Paul and his papacy from Pope John Paul II: A Light for the World.
Video clips of Bishop Skylstad commenting on the life and papacy of Pope John Paul II are available on the Web at: http://www.atlanticvideo.com/clients/ccom/press/
Streaming video reflections on the papacy of Pope John Paul II produced using footage from his pastoral visits around the world and featuring rare and extraordinary photographs from the book "John Paul II: A Light for the World" (Sheed & Ward)