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“Do not be afraid”: Feast of John Paul II

"Do not be afraid": Feast of John Paul II

THE Church has designated October 22 for the commemoration of Blessed John Paul II. On this day in 1978 Pope John Paul II inaugurates his ministry as universal

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Why He is a Saint: Wojtyla as Pope (c 2, pt 2)

Why He is a Saint: Wojtyla as Pope (c 2, pt 2)

With this post I conclude my summaries of Msgr. Oder’s book Why He is a Saint. Wojtyla as Pope, chap 2, pt 2 John Paul II wondered whether

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Why He is a Saint: Wojtyla as Pope (c 2, pt 1)

Why He is a Saint: Wojtyla as Pope (c 2, pt 1)

Wojtyla as Pope (chap 2) The middle chapter of Msgr. Oder’s book, Why he is a Saint, pertains to the papacy of Karol Wojtyla as John Paul II.

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Why he is a saint: Wojtyla the Mystic (c 3, pt 2)

Why he is a saint: Wojtyla the Mystic (c 3, pt 2)

The second half of chapter three in Msgr Oder’s Why He is a Saint discusses his life of prayer, piety, and suffering. The section begins with this summary:

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Why he is a saint: Wojtyla the Mystic (c 3, pt 1)

Why he is a saint: Wojtyla the Mystic (c 3, pt 1)

Wojtyla as Mystic (chap 3) This chapter is simply superb in opening up the character of Pope John Paul II. The second paragraph provides a very good summary:

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Why he is a saint: Wojtyla the Man (Chap. 1)

Why he is a saint: Wojtyla the Man (Chap. 1)

By L. S. Andrews (Painting at Franciscan University) Msgr Oder begins his account, Why he is a saint, with a chapter on the man. He emphasizes Wojtyla’s capacity

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