Just like JPII: Never give up on mercy

Just like JPII: Never give up on mercy St John Paul II sits with his would-be assassin, Mehmet Ali Agca, in Rome’s Rebibbia Prison in 1983. The Pope suffered serious wounds after the gunman fired shots at him in St Peter’s Square May 13, 1981.

Deacon Greg Kandra 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sir 27:30—28:7 Ps 103:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12 Rom 14:7-9 Mt 18:21-35 It happened in late December of 1983, just days after Christmas. Pope John Paul II, the world’s most-travelled Pope, journeyed just a short distance from where he lived, into a section of Rome he probably didn’t know very…

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