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Karol wojtylas election as pope in 1978 stunned the catholic world. More books by john paul ii can be found by searching amazon books. He was the second of two sons born to karol wojtyla and emilia kaczorowska. He also played an important role in the transition from communism to greater democracy in eastern europe. Bright, glossy, unclipped jacket showing only light shelfwear along top edge. Bibliography of pope john paul ii memory and identity roman triptych crossing the threshold of hope love and responsibility the theology of the body books and films about john paul ii have no fear. In response to the question why young people liked john paul ii so much, weigel writes. Pope benedict xvi mentions the novel in spe salvi as a counterexample to popular universalism. John paul fills every page with original and fresh answers to very important questions. Pope john paul ii was one of the most memorable popes in the modern age. The life of pope john paul ii pope john paul ii 1984 tv film karol. John paul ii presided at dozens of beatification and canonization ceremonies almost 1,300 blesseds proclaimed and more than 450 saints during his pontificate. Writing talents of the pope had blossomed during his days of priesthood when he wrote under the pseudonym of andrzej jawien and stanislaw andrzej gruda. The pope on lifes most vital questions vintage spiritual classics by pope john paul ii and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
I was ordained in 1983 under a pastoral provision extended by the present pope pope john paul ii to married former episcopal priests who have become catholics. Above all due to testimony of hope, the spiritual exercises preached before john paul ii. Pope john paul ii who was he, and why was he important. Now, through unprecedented access to both the pope himself and those close to. Each page offers a stirring, inspirational message that speaks to important catholic themes in childhood, such as family, school, prayer, suffering, peace, and my first communion. The pope john paul ii bibliography contains a list of works by pope john paul ii, and works. He was one of historys most beloved popes among catholics and noncatholics alike, a man whose indomitable spirit touched and taught us all. To celebrate this important day and to educate our young catholics on the office of pope and pope john paul ii in particular, magnificat and ignatius press have released two gorgeous hardcover books our holy father, the pope and john paul ii. Pope john paul ii, the inspiration for catholics for the. Pope john paul ii referred to it when answering a youths question about the suffering of innocents. This collection of quotes from pope john paul ii is a testimonial to his love and respect for the children of the world.
What you need to know about the man who claimed to be the pope from august 26 to september 28, 1978 john paul i on august 26, 1978, the modernist sect elected bp. Pope john paul ii, the third longest ruling pope in papal history if st. Table of contents 1 the death of a pope 12 2 early years 23 3 the road to the papacy 33 4 the polish pope 45 5 bringing an end to communism 55 6 traveling pope 66 7 crisis in the church 77 8 final years 87 foreword. Albino luciani to the papal office, and he took the name john paul i, in honor of john xxiii and paul vi. On october 22, 1978, his papal inauguration ceremony was organized. Famous cardinal carlo maria martini, a jesuit as he, and deceased in the past year, appears on the list with the biblical commentary of words to live by parole per vivere and effata. A new book discloses details about the death of pope john paul i who died in 1978 after just 33 days in office and conclusive evidence that his. Pope john paul ii reigned as pope of the catholic church and sovereign of vatican city for 26 years and six months october 1978april 2005. On january 25, 1996, the pope addressed the mayor of rome and made reference to the great values of hospitality, tolerance, justice, and universality. He lived through the centuries most turbulent times and offered a clear moral stance and direction to the catholic church. The pope on lifes most vital questions by pope john paul ii and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
Works written and published prior to his election to the papacy are attributed to karol wojtyla. As a child karol excelled in school especially in religion and literature. His mother passed away when he was only nine years. Although karol was liked and respected by his peers, his childhood was touched by tragedy.
More generally, john paul used his influence among catholics and throughout the world to advance the recognition of human dignity and to deter. As famous as a rock star, this powerful leader who conferred with numerous heads of state was the ultimate model of wisdom and religious commitment for numerous catholics around the globe. Most of the rest of us just stand on one place or the other in the community. Succeeding pope john paul i, he became pope john paul ii, the youngest pope in the history of rome. Love and responsibility what is the name of the book that pope john paul ii karol wojtyla at the time wrote in the late 1950s about love. The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish. The death of john paul ii and the following spiritual tsunami michele szekely has written a beautiful reflection on the pope john paul ii and the tsunami of prayer and good will that is lifting him up and the entire church right now. Pope john paul ii books list of books by author pope. It declares emphatically that the 2000year relation between christians and jews was a tormented one. Buy any 4 books in any combination of titles in the childrens booksst. Pope john paul ii is one of the pivotal figures of this century, the spiritual head of more than one billion believers and a world statesman of immense stature and influence. No other pope has encountered as many individuals as john paul ii did.
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Bush presented the presidential medal of freedom, the united states highest civilian honour, to john paul ii during a ceremony at the apostolic palace. A theologian and popular retreat leader, father epicoco is president of the. Yet, at the age of seventysix and in the eighteenth year of his papacy, he remains a mystery theologically, politically, and personally. The easton press collectible books featured here are an incredible addition to the papal artifacts collection, not only because they are part of some of the worlds greatest books, bound in leather and accented with 22 kt gold, as is told in the information featured below but also, and most importantly, because they are bound volumes of pope john paul iis works. Arranged by the themes he emphasized in his quarter century as popeincluding prayer, forgiveness, family, suffering, the church, and christgo in peace gives the reader an upclose and personal look at this great churchmans pastoral heart and passes along his. Called the pilgrim pope, a pope of the people, john paul ii connected with his flock from the highest to the lowest. Pope john paul ii gave a human, and humane, face to what had previously been a.
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