Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II

by Moody
     
 
As the spiritual leader to almost one billion people around the world, Pope John Paul II is one of the most powerful and popular pontiffs in history. "Pope John Paul II" covers the remarkable political life of the first non-Italian pope in 500 years: his prewar childhood in Poland, his rise as a Cardinal under communism, and his elevation to the Papacy, where he

Overview

As the spiritual leader to almost one billion people around the world, Pope John Paul II is one of the most powerful and popular pontiffs in history. "Pope John Paul II" covers the remarkable political life of the first non-Italian pope in 500 years: his prewar childhood in Poland, his rise as a Cardinal under communism, and his elevation to the Papacy, where he survived an assassination attempt and played a pivotal role in the fall of the Soviet Empire. 208 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517200810
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 5.66(h) x 0.86(d)

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