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Pope St. John Paul II

The Communist Era: Golden Age of Catholicism in Poland?

ISOLATION HELPED TO PRESERVE IDENTITY & FIDELITY

Michael Wisniewski

September 2019

While the Church across Western Europe suffered reform gone wild, Poland was isolated enough to preserve her identity and fidelity.

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Kindred Spirits, Fellow Victors

Christopher Beiting

May 2018

A review of A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century

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Is the Pope Looking to Lambeth?
November 2017

Why would Pope Francis form a group to study the composition of the 1968 encyclical if the intent is not to fundamentally change its message?

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The Pope as Playwright

Lucy Mazareski

March 1989

Karol Wojtyla cofounded a theater in which scenery, costumes, technical and visual effects, even acting, were kept to a minimum: a “theater of the word.”

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Cafeteria Catholicism & the Pope's Encyclical

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

May 1988

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Neither East nor West: On the Pope's Radical New Encyclical

EDITORIAL

Dale Vree

April 1988

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Reflections on Marriage After Vatican II

Marshall Fightlin

May 1986

It is because of this intimate connection between the Eucharist and the remarried person’s prior marriage, that reception of the Eucharist must be refused.

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God Is Mercy

DEEPER INTO THE HEART OF DOGMA

L. Brent Bozell

July-August 1985

In February 1931, Jesus appeared to Faustina with a message that launched the mission for which he had been preparing her from the beginning.

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Journalism, Theology, & History

EDITORIAL

George William Rutler

September 1984

Newspapers, confined to messages in black and white, often think in black and white and do not perceive true, profound traditionalism.

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Impressions of Nicaragua — Part II

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

May 1984

In the well-to-do sections of Managua, the Pope’s picture may be seen displayed proudly on the doors of houses, in any number of windows.

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A Christian View of Economic Virtue

PRIVATE PROPERTY, SÍ; THE FREE MARKET, NO

Stuart Gudowitz

March 1984

Let us consider the relationship of capital to labor, and the free-market principle that competition should be the governing factor of the economic or­der.

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A Coming “Crackdown” in the U.S.?

VATICAN WATCH

James Hitchcock

January-February 1984

Any serious effort to free American Roman Catholicism from the influence of neo-modernism will involve a confrontation with some of the bishops.

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