The secret of the media’s interest in John Paul II lies in his capacity “to re-establish a common system of reference,” according to Vatican press office director Joaqu?n Navarro-Valls.

The secret of the media’s interest in John Paul II lies in his capacity “to re-establish a common system of reference,” according to Vatican press office director Joaqu-n Navarro-Valls. Navarro-Valls made that point Thursday during an academic event that the University of the Holy Cross dedicated to the Holy Father for the 25th anniversary of his pontificate.