The first Polish Pope to date, his pontificate was the second-longest in modern times after Pius IX's 31-year reign, and he was the first non-Italian Pope since the Dutch Adrian VI in the 1520s.
Pope John Paul II made many apologies. During his long reign as Pope, he apologized to Jews, Galileo, women, people convicted by the Inquisition, Muslims killed by the Crusaders and almost everyone who had allegedly suffered at the hands of the Catholic Church over the years.
During his pontificate, Pope John Paul II made trips to 129 countries, travelling more than 1,100,000 kilometres (680,000 mi) while doing so. He consistently attracted large crowds, some among the largest ever assembled in human history, such as the Manila World Youth Day, which gathered up to four million people, the largest Papal gathering ever, according to the Vatican. John Paul II's earliest official visits were to the Dominican Republic and Mexico in January 1979.
Pope John Paul II bibliography. The Pope John Paul II bibliography contains a list of works by Pope John Paul II, and works about his life and theology. Pope John Paul II reigned as pope of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City for 26 years and six months (October 1978–April 2005). Works written and published prior to his election to the papacy are attributed to Karol Wojtyła.
QVSDI/?tag prabook0b-20. Slavorum apostoli: the eleventh centenary of the evangelizing work of saints cyril and methodius. Reaffirming the "greatness and inestimable value of human life," Pope John Paul II discusses in this encyclical letter the present-day legal, ethical, and moral threats to life. 26714/?tag prabook0b-20 ) Fides et Ratio, On the Relationship between Faith and Reason Paperback Pope John Paul II (Author).
The Icon of The Century – the Blessed Pope John Paul II, is captured beautifully in this huge, bronze statue. This sculpture is both captivating and, at 24 inches tall and 22 kg in weight, simply breathtaking. This large-scale, display-quality statue transforms any home, Church or social setting into something truly magnificent. It symbolizes the Blessed Pope in all his glory, presented as he appears to his adoring publi. xpressing true happiness, peace and tranquility. Designed by artist, Oliver Greene, the statue stands 24 inches tall, with a depth of 9 inches. It was hand-crafted using.
Memory and Identity: conversations at the dawn of a millennium. Post-synodal apostolic exhortation Christifideles laici of His Holiness John Paul II on the vocation and the mission of the lay faithful in the church and in the world.
John Paul II was the only Pope of the twentieth century to have a letter (the letter 'M' for Mary in a Marian Cross) in his coat of arms. 1800-1823) also had letters in his coat of arms, forming the word PAX (peace). He upheld the Church's teachings on such matters as artificial contraception, the ordination of women, and a celibate clergy, and although he supported the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, he was seen as generally conservative in their interpretation. He was one of the most travelled world leaders in history, visiting 129 countries during his pontificate.
Cantos de la Misa del Papa. Mensajero de Paz. Pope John Paul II. 06:07. 2. Una Luz en la oscuridad. 04:43. 3. "Señor Ten Piedad"-Kyrie (Tempo De Criolla). 02:00. 02:35. 01:01. 01:44. 02:18. 8. Senor me doy a ti. 02:22. 9. Pan y vino seran tu cuerpo y sangre. 02:43. 10. Tu amor es lo mas hermoso. 02:32.