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WITNESS TO HOPE : THE LIFE OF KAROL WOJTYLA, POPE JOHN PAUL II

WITNESS TO HOPE : THE LIFE OF KAROL WOJTYLA, POPE JOHN PAUL II

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The Life of Karol Wojtyla—Pope John Paul II Based on George Weigel's definitive biography of Pope John Paul II, this major new film is the most complete and intimate film ever made on the Pope. Filmed on location in Rome and Poland, and using rare footage from the Vatican vaults provided by the Pope himself, this film about the Pope's Price: $ Witness to Hope: The Life of Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II documents the life of the third-longest serving pope in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. Pope John Paul II was a man of many talents who spent his formative years in Communist-controlled Poland, and the film explains how his early life experiences influenced his actions once he became pope.5/5(1).

George Weigel, author of Witness to Hope, will be giving a series of lectures in Oxford, London, Manchester, and Birmingham in mid-February. The definitive, authoritative biography of Pope John Paul II, with unprecedented co-operation from the Pope, including access to the Holy Father's papers. Cf. Mieczyslaw Malinski, Pope John Paul II: The Life of Karol Wojtyla (New York: Seabury Press, ), ; George Huntston Williams, The Mind of John Paul II: .

Witness to the Witness. Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II. By George Weigel. HarperCollins/Cliff Books. pp. $ Reviewed by Avery Dulles. The life of John Paul II invites superlatives, and George Weigel is not unwilling to employ them. Witness To Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II by George Weigel is as comprehensive a biography of its subject as can be hoped for while the Pope still lives. Weigel, a journalist who came to the Pope's attention after the publication of his book, The Final Revolution: The Resistance Church and the Collapse of Communism, wrote Witness To Hope with his /5(82).


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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Witness to Hope: /5(). Witness to Hope - The Life of John Paul II The film does a particularly nice job of tracing the early life of Karol Wojtyla including the death of his mom when he was 9, the death of his older brother when he the Nazi occupation of Poland, the Nazi deportation of his university professors, his efforts in the Polish underground, his /5().

Witness to hope is a well-researched and comprehensive biography of John Paul II. It does a learned job in providing backgrounds to the political and social climates covered in Karol Wojtyla's past. This gives a feel for the tension and precarious balances present in a World War II-era Eastern Europe (Poland) and Cold War-era Western Europe (Rome)/5.

A Pope from a Far Country The Election of John Paul II The Church at the death of Pope Paul VI The “September Papacy” of Pope John Paul I The election of Karol Józef Wojtyła as the first Slavic Pope in history and the first nonItalian in years, to the surprise of many, but not all, concerned 8 “Be Not POPE JOHN PAUL II book.

Directed by Judith Dwan Hallet. With Rene Auberjonois, George Weigel/10(62). The Definitive Biography of Pope John Paul II.

Witness to Hope is the authoritative biography of one of the singular figures -- some might argue the singular figure -- of our time. With unprecedented cooperation from John Paul II and the people who knew and worked with him throughout his life, George Weigel offers a groundbreaking portrait of the Pope as a man, a /5(89).

Prologue: The Disciple --The drama of Karol Wojtyla's life --A paradox and a sign of contradiction --The more excellent way --The broadness of a guage --The subject and the author --A Son of Freedom: Poland Semper Fidelis --Karol Wojtyla's national, cultural, religious, and family roots --His childhood, his elementary and secondary education.

On John Paul II's death, Mikhail Gorbachev said: "Pope John Paul II's devotion to his followers is a remarkable example to all of us." [] [] On 4 June US President George W. Bush presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian honour, to John Paul II during a ceremony at the Apostolic Palace.

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Witness to Hope; The Biography of Pope John Paul II, byGeorge Weigel. New York: Cliff Street Books/Harper Collins, Pp. US$ Available from EWTN Religious Catalogue George Weigel's biography of John Paul II is a panoramic tapestry of a book. Love and Responsibility by Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II.

Published by Farrar - Straus - Giroux (). Published by Farrar - Straus - Giroux (). Karol developed the theme of this book while a professor at the Catholic University of Lublin and through the experiences he had in his relationships with young Catholics in their search for love.

Buy Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II by Weigel, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(89). George Weigel talked about his book Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, published by Cliff Street Weigel focused on his experiences with the pope while writing the book.

George Weigel's biography of John Paul II is a panoramic tapestry of a book. General readers will be swept along by the dramatic life story of the man who triggered the revolution of consciousness that led to the collapse of European communism, prepared the Catholic Church to meet the challenges of the 21st century, and touched the lives of hundreds of millions of women and.

Witness To Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II by George Weigel is as comprehensive a biography of its subject as can be hoped for while the Pope still lives. Weigel, a journalist who came to the Pope's attention after the publication of his book, The Final Revolution: The Resistance Church and the Collapse of Communism, wrote Witness To Hope with his /5().

The book, Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II by George Weigel is such a book—one given to the church and to all people of goodwill. Based on the best-selling book by George Weigel, WITNESS TO HOPE traces the life of Karol Wojtyla, or, as he is better known, Pope John Paul II.

A poet, playwright, actor, mystic, philosopher, and pope, Wojtyla (shaped by the terrors of the second World War and Communist Poland) has come to be known as one of the word's greatest defenders of /5(4).

WITNESS TO HOPE. The Biography of Pope John Paul II. By George Weigel. Illustrated. New York: Cliff Street Books. $ They never flinched. In the early morning hours of Sept. 1,the.

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Witness to Hope, completed in earlyshould remain the standard biography of Pope John Paul II for years to come. Pope John Paul II is a humble man who does not .Get this from a library!

Witness to hope: the life of Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II. [René Auberjonois; Judith Dwan Hallet; George Weigel;] -- Filmed on location in Krakow and Rome, this richly-textured documentary traces the personal life and struggles of the first non-Italian pope in more than years.Witness to Hope: The Life of John Paul II: Introduction () FREE PREVIEW.

In Septemberuniversity student Karol Wojtyla assists with mass at Krakow's Wawel Cathedral. Wojtyla would become Pope John Paul II; a controversial figure. Pope John Paul II's Early Life () Wojtyla was born in Wadowice.