Karina's Reviews > Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II

Witness to Hope by George Weigel
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Oct 19, 2016

bookshelves: catholic, biography, saints, to-read

I started it and it was great, but the book is so thick, and I didn't have time to finish before having to return to the library. So many words, so little time.

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Reading Progress

June 23, 2009 – Shelved
July 5, 2011 – Shelved as: catholic
July 5, 2011 – Shelved as: biography
July 5, 2011 – Shelved as: saints
July 13, 2011 –
0.0% "What I really wanted to read is God's Choice about our current holy father Pope Benedict XVI but booklady mentioned in her review that it might be a good idea to read this first. First impression : so big! If it was fantasy I'd say the longer the better but not for nonfiction"
August 3, 2011 –
page 70
6.94% "Coincidentally as I'm reading this, I hear about the new Alabama law which "makes it illegal for a Catholic priest to baptize, hear confession of, celebrate the anointing of the sick with, or preach the word of God to, an undocumented immigrant" etc. Made me think of these Polish priests and religious after the nazi invasion..."
October 19, 2016 – Shelved as: never-finished
October 19, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read

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