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Pope John Paul

  • by Melvin Rhodes
Thought by some to be the most important visit Israel had ever hosted, Pope John Paul II's "personal spiritual journey" to the Holy Land turned out to be one of the most political of his 22-year pontificate.
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  • by John Ross Schroeder
He has urged people to seek the meaning of life while viewing scientific advances through the perspective of spiritual values.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
John Paul II lived in momentous times. He saw Eastern Europe freed from the shackles of communism and the European Union coming together to form a potential new superpower to eventually challenge the United States. He would personally impact these benchmark events.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Hundreds of millions of people around the world kept a daily vigil as the pope lay on his deathbed. Even more tuned in by television to watch his funeral. No funeral in the history of the world was seen by so many people. What does this mean for the Catholic Church and the rest of the world?