In God's Hands

Catholics, Protestants, Muslims, Jews, the devoutly religious and even staunch unbelievers responded to our stories on Pope John Paul II, sharing sadness, praise and memories of his ministry along with some sharp criticism of the Pontiff's conservative line on contraception and the ordination of women priests

"Through his message of hope and peace, Pope John Paul II showed us that one person acting with conviction can change the world."

OSCAR ISLAS -- Mexico City

Your Commemorative Issue on Pope John Paul II was very well done and reflected the feelings of people who loved him and followed his life as a world leader [April 11]. Thank you for echoing so many of my thoughts in outlining the good he did for the people of the world, regardless of their race or religion. He will be greatly missed and deeply appreciated for his teachings of peace.

MARY VANDERHYDE...

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