Blessed John Paul II: October 22nd

2013-10-22 Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) October 22nd is the day the Church remembers Blessed John Paul II. Elected to the See of Peter thirty- five years ago, as we know this twentieth century pope is to be beatified on the 27th of April 2014.

To mark his feast day Veronica Scarisbrick brings you excerpts from an archive interview with Cardinal Roberto Tucci, chief organiser of almost all of Blessed John Paul's Apostolic journeys abroad, focusing on this Polilsh Pontiff's prayer and priestly life: