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    Pope John Paul Ii

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    History 30-March-2012 Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II was also known as Karol Jo`zef Wojtyla. He was born on May 18‚ 1920 in Poland. His papacy lasted 9‚664 days‚ which was from October 22‚ 1978 to April 2‚ 2005. Pope John Paul II was known as the most traveled pope‚ the longest lived pope‚ most influential pope in the history of the Catholic Church‚ and most importantly the most influential leader of the twentieth century. Suffering from Parkinson’s disease‚ the young pope had to endure symptoms

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    Pope John Paul II

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    Pope John Paul II Today we watched a film about an interesting person. His ideas‚ principles‚ and strength of spirit to conquer. He was an extraordinary man. During his pontificate‚ he dedicated his life to the benefit of humanity. He fought against communism. In 1939‚ when World War II began‚ Karol Wojtyla was a student‚ but he studied secretly during the German occupation of Poland. During a trip to the East with his father‚ Karol sees suffering and evil that humans are able to cause. Аfter

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    A Man Who Became Pope Karol‚ or Pope Jonh Paul II as we know him‚ was one of the most couragous men because of all the hardships he faced in his lifetime.In the movie we only saw a small portion of them because the movie stopped right as he became pope. I am sure he faced many many more while serving his term as Pope. Being from Poland‚ and being a Catholic made him a prime target for discrimination back when the Natzis were trying to eliminate many different groups of people because of their

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    inspiring others to action.” Someone who encompasses these traits is St. John Paul II. He was the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church for 27 years and during that time he led and inspired many people. St. John Paul II was born Karol Wojtyla in Poland on May 18‚ 1920 (“John Paul II: The Millennial Pope‚” 2014). In 1938‚ he found his calling to the church but was unable to pursue his dream because World War II started (“John Paul II Biography‚” 2014). Poland was taken over by Germany under communist rule

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    proper to expand the relevant theory of “the pope of the family’ in this present time. It would‚ therefore‚ suppose the problem as follows: What is the theology in the teachings of Pope John Paul II on the family? When resolving the issue‚ these following sub-problems will be asked; 1. What were the factors that prompted Pope John Paul II to give due attention to the family in his teachings? 2. What were the influences that helped shape Pope John Paul II’s teachings on the family?

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    Observation Author Pope John Paul II argues in his essay “Unspeakable Crime of Abortion‚” that women who seek to have an abortion are committing murder; no matter how earlier the woman is in the pregnancy. He states‚ “Procured abortion is the deliberate and direct killing‚ by whatever means it is carried out‚ of a human being in the initial phase of his or her existence‚ extending from conception to birth.” He believes that many Americans try to justify the abortion by simply calling it something

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    John Doe English Mrs. Robinson 03/24/03 The Final Hours of Pope John Paul II It was Saturday‚ April 2‚ around 2:30 PM‚ when the Pope John Paul II passed away. Hours before‚ thousands of people clogged Rome’s streets of Peters Square‚ as the Pope John Paul II awaited his passing. Tourists‚ Romans and religious followers gathered to show their regards. This was no easy passing for the Pope‚ he lead nearly one billion Catholics over his twenty-six year papacy. In his last hour‚ everyone noticed

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    Early Life Pope John Paul II was born as Karol Józef Wojtyła on May 18‚ 1920. He was born in a Polish town called Wadowice‚ Poland‚ which is about 35 miles Southwest of Krakow. Wadowice is a town that was 80% Catholic and 20% Jewish. His father‚ also Karol Wojtyla‚ was a retired Army officer and tailor‚ while his mother‚ Emilia Kaczorowska Wojtyla‚ was a schoolteacher from Lithuania. Karol had an older brother who was the pride of the family as a Physician and an infant sister that died before

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    is usually caught in the middle of power struggles for the control of a country and in March of 1983 Nicaragua was no different. During this period the country was in amidst of war‚ the Contras were opposing the Sandinista government. So when Pope John Paul II was set to visit the country‚ many Sandinista Catholic supporters hope he would help to bring about social justice for the poor and support the government. Believing this would bring an end to the civil war that was consuming the country. They

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    In this exhortatation by Pope John Paul II‚ I found important reminders addressed to every family and to those who are planning to make a family. The pope reminds them to be responsible in their obligation as spouses‚ to participate the Church’s call to educate their children‚ to help our brothers and sisters who are living in poverty‚ and to have foresight. Every married couple has a responsibility to give support to their children. They should give them their rights and treat them as human beings

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    The 1983 visit of Pope John Paul II to Nicaragua   The 1983 visit of Pope John Paul II to Nicaragua The reformed-minded Catholics in Nicaragua hoped that the Pope was going to say some words of consolation to the families which daily lose loved ones to the counterrevolution‚ especially since just days before 17 outstanding members of the Sandinista Youth Organization‚ killed in an ambush‚ and had been buried after a memorial

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    Nine Days that Changed the World 5) When asked if I think that Pope John Paul II is worthy to become a saint‚ I immediately looked up the definition of a saint‚ and to find what it takes to be canonized as a saint. A person who after death is formally recognized by a Christian Church‚ especially the Roman Catholic Church‚ as having attained‚ through holy deeds or behaviour‚ a specially exalted place in heaven and the right to veneration. From this definition‚ it says you need to be recognized

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    1. The Suffering and the Mystery of Evil “Man suffers whenever he experiences any kind of evil.” The concept of suffering and evil are closely connected. Pope John Paul II addresses this relationship between suffering and evil in his apostolic letter as follows: Man suffers on account of evil‚ which is certain lack‚ limitation or distortion of good. We could say that man suffers because of a good in which he does not share‚ from which in a certain sense he is cut off‚ or of which he has deprived

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    Mysticism of John Paul Ii

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    WORLD OF THE TEXT INTRODUCTION Pope John Paul II was a mystic. His poetry reveals to us some glimpse of his mystical personality. He composed poetry when he was a young man and even when he was already a priest. Many of these poems are fruits of his contemplation about the stormy events in his life‚ of his nation‚ and of humanity. Nevertheless‚ what separates him from the pessimists of his time was that he sees things‚ good or bad; in the light of God’s love for him. With that background‚ we

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    Pope John XXIII played a vital role in shaping Christianity as we know it today. He contributed socially‚ politically and liturgically and was a major influence in the establishment of ecumenism and interfaith dialogue between other churches and religions. He advocated Christian unity‚ social justice‚ human rights and the promotion of world peace‚ and his openness to all people led to him obtaining the name “Good Pope John”. The early life of Pope John XXIII shaped his morality and future ideas

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    Specifically‚ the life experience of Karol Wojtyla‚ who later became Pope John Paul II‚ significantly enriched and affirmed his belief in the Catholic Christian tradition. Born in 1920‚ Wojtyla endured great challenges throughout his life. By the age of 21‚ he had experienced the tragic loss of his entire family. In October 1978‚ he was elected as Pope‚ choosing the name of John Paul II. He accomplished much while serving as a Pope. In May 1981‚ he endured another almost tragic life experience which

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    child in his life is a hero to me. ” (Fred Rodgers) Saint John Paul II certainly portrayed this quote well. The wonderful man had the ability to stay alive and faithful to others during World War II while his father got sick. He was able to spread the good news of the Lord to countless people. He made extreme changes in the political government that changed the lives of so many. He helped couples have a stronger relationship. Saint John Paul came to the rescue when children of all ages were struggling

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    Blessed Pope John Xxiii

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    Blessed Pope John XXIII Pope John XXIII held office for only five years‚ but he remains one of the most popularly beloved popes in the history of the Roman Catholic Church‚ not only by Catholics but also by non-Catholics. He had spent twenty-five years as a papal diplomat for Bulgaria‚ Turkey and France‚ and six years as archbishop of Venice‚ not being elected pope until he was 77. Pope John XXIII is perhaps best known for bringing together the second council that promoted the unity of all christian

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    John XXIII 1. Changes of Vatican II - John initiated an ecumenical council‚ he called for the concil He also set up the 10 commissions/secretariats 2. “open the windows of the church and let fresh air in” - second pentecost “I’ve looked into your eyes with my eyes‚ I have put my heart near your heart” “Do not listen to the prophets of doom” “listen to the signs of the times” - environmental ethics‚ different views 3. Pope John 23rd was a transitional pope because in a short amount of time

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    John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus PP. II‚ Italian: Giovanni Paolo II)‚ sometimes called Blessed John Paul or John Paul the Great‚ born Karol Józef Wojtyła (Polish: [ˈkarɔl ˈjuzɛf vɔjˈtɨwa]; 18 May 1920‚ Wadowice‚ Republic of Poland – 2 April 2005‚ Vatican City)‚ reigned as Pope of the Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005. He was the second-longest serving Pope in history and the first non-Italian since 1523. A very charismatic figure‚ John Paul II was acclaimed as one of the most

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