LIFE Two Saints for a New Church: LIFE's Classic Biography of John Paul II with a New Chapter on John XXIII and the Canonizations in Rome

Overview

The editors who brought you the New York Time best-seller Pope John Paul II bring you this book, which follows John Paul II and John XXIII from their humble beginnings all the way through their sainthood. It is fitting that both John Paul the II - one of the foremost historical and religious figures in recent history - and John XXIII will be canonized in April 2014 as the two men were linked by Vatican II (John as a sponsor, Wojtyla as a wunderkind).

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Overview

The editors who brought you the New York Time best-seller Pope John Paul II bring you this book, which follows John Paul II and John XXIII from their humble beginnings all the way through their sainthood. It is fitting that both John Paul the II - one of the foremost historical and religious figures in recent history - and John XXIII will be canonized in April 2014 as the two men were linked by Vatican II (John as a sponsor, Wojtyla as a wunderkind).

This commemorative edition will also include photography from the canonization ceremonies and observations and a section on 2013-an eventful year in the Catholic Church-introducing Pope Francis, and covering Pope Benedict's move.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781618931238
  • Publisher: Time Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Publication date: 6/14/2050
  • Pages: 144

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The editors at LIFE vigorously carry on the traditions of excellence in photography, journalism and storytelling of and about our country and our world, which began with the founding of LIFE magazine in 1936 by editor and publisher Henry R. Luce. LIFE has published books on a broad range of subjects, including New York Times best-sellers One Nation and The American Journey of Barack Obama.
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