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· The 27 April canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II ·

L'Osservatore Romano, the newspaper of the Holy See, has created a special 100 page full-colour commorative edition to mark the 27 April canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The special edition will be available in Italian and Polish for 5 Euros plus postage and handling.

In addition to biographical profiles of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli and Karol Wojtyła, the special commemorative edition features little known texts by Giovanni Battista Montini, John Paul II, Joseph Ratinzger and Jorge Mario Bergoglio, together with rare images which are being published here for the first time.

For more information and to acquire your copy of the special edition, please contact:

L'Osservatore Romano Subscription and Distribution Office

00120 Vatican City

+39 06 69899480, +39 06 69885164 (fax),




St. Peter’s Square

Jan. 20, 2020