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Why He Is a Saint: The Life and Faith of Pope John Paul II and the Case for Canonization

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Available in English for the first time, this engaging and enlightening biography of John Paul II argues the case that the late pope’s life and deeds make him a worthy saint.

A number-one best seller in Italy, Why He Is a Saint is an account of the late pope’s life, highlighting his deep Christian faith, his dedication to the Church, and his role in bringing down communism.
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Hardcover, 190 pages
Published October 19th 2010 by Rizzoli (first published 2010)
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Maria Carmo
Although I was expecting something different (maybe because when the question is Sanctity, often there are stories of miracles and all sorts of miraculous things happening) I liked this book. With only three very long chapter (the Man, the Pope and the Mystic) it shows a side of the late Pope's life that I was unaware of: namely, his poverty, the fact that he only accepted to own or wear old clothes and shoes, never accepting any offers to himself, but always giving everything to those in need ...more
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May 01, 2012 Sandra rated it really liked it
It's a clear and concise text that explains the life of Karol Wojtyla. It has been written by the person assigned to lead his beatification process. It contains several passages of the life of John Paul II and also many testimonials of people who met him and worked with him.
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Jul 27, 2011 Mari Menta rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Per conoscere aspetti più privati di un grande uomo , di un grande mistico che presto sarà il nostro santo padre a tutti gli effetti!
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