Pope john paul ii: influence on the world pope john paul was one of the most influential persons of the 21st century he changed the way the catholic church looked at the world and vice versa a brief biography of paul mccartney 912 words | 4 pages. Pope paul vi made him a cardinal in 1967 eleven years later, cardinal wojtyla was elected to succeed pope john paul i but the pope's strong stands have not been limited to politics to the frustration of many catholics, he has stood firm over such issues as celibacy of priests, the ordination of women. The pope john paul ii was born karol józef wojtyła, before his papacy in october 1978 he was born in the polish town of wadowice, a small city 50 kilometers from krakow, on may 18, 1920 karol józef wojtyła was then the youngest of the three children born to karol wojtyła and emilia kaczorowska. John paul ii (18 may 1920 - 2 april 2005) served as pope of the catholic church and sovereign of the vatican city from 1978 until his death in april 2005 born karol wojtyła in the polish town of wadowice. Pope john paul ii was very instrumental in his preaching and leadership in the fall to communism and will forever be remembered for it john paul preached a sense of unity for the entire world, as he made 104 pastoral visits outside italy and 146 within italy and had more meetings than any of his.
John paul i: john paul i, pope whose 33-day pontificate in 1978 was the shortest in modern times he was the first pope to choose a double name and did so in commemoration of his two immediate predecessors, john xxiii john paul i pope written by: the editors of encyclopaedia britannica. Alexander pope: a brief biography david cody, associate professor of english, hartwick college in the same year, at the suggestion of john caryll, a friend and a member of the circle of prominent 1713 saw the publication of pope's windsor forest, a poem celebrating the treaty of utrecht, which. Learn about pope john paul ii: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more second longest-serving pope in history who was the leader of the catholic church from 1978 to 2005 he was one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century.
Pope john paul i just the facts and a few writings in this very brief profile albino luciani was elected to replace paul vi as head of the worldwide catholic church in 1978, becoming pope john paul i — only to die himself 33 days after his election. Try wikipedia or just google it, you will get tons of hateful answers here (like those from susana/winning/some other name. This biography captures the early years of pope john paul ii there are several rare pictures of him i've seen before i like him because he is one of those rare this is a brief biography but enough i knew he was a great scholar but before reading this i didn't know he was a poet and a good one too. Summary: provides a short biography of pope john paul ii describes his birth, education and entrance to the seminary karol wojtyla became pope of the roman catholic church in 1978 and changed his name to john paul ii in the twenty-six years that he has been pope, he has. Read this full essay on a brief biography of pope john paul ii john paul ii is the first polish pope and the first non-italian pope since the 16th century during his pontificate he has traveled more extensively than any of his predecessors, preaching to millions of people on 6 continents and in more.
Pope john paul ii was one of the most memorable pope's in the modern age he lived through the centuries most turbulent times and offered a clear moral stance and direction to the catholic church he also played an important role in the transition from communism to greater democracy in eastern. The religious figure pope john paul i who was born albino luciani was a devout religious man who dedicated his life to the catholic church almost from the first time he could as you can see from the brief biography above -- from the time he entered the seminary in 1923 to the time he was.
Throughout his life, pope john paul ii was known for many diverse attributes — defense of life, fierce opposition to communism, fervent devotion to mary and while only history can take the final measure of the stature of pope john paul ii, in the eyes of contemporaries he was — spiritually, morally, and. Pope john paul ii (latin: ioannes paulus ii italian: giovanni paolo ii polish: jan paweł ii born karol józef wojtyła [ˈkarɔl ˈjuzɛv vɔjˈtɨwa] 18 may 1920 - 2 april 2005. Pope john paul ii reigned as pope of the roman catholic church and sovereign of vatican city for almost 27 years the first non-italian to serve in later that day he returned to the vatican for the first time in nearly a month on palm sunday (20 march) the pope made a brief appearance at his. John paul ii had inherited a church that was split by dissent over doctrine, losing members in many parts of the world he was determined to renew his church by getting back to basics to the more than 1 billion catholics and millions who are not, pope john paul ii is box office, a household name.
- brief biography of john steinbeck john steinbeck lead a life filled with words, from his award purpose statement this paper will discuss pope john paul ii's role in the fall of communism in germany and his native poland through in depth research and an analysis of biographical research. Pope john paul ii became a priest in 1946 and left for rome to study theology at the pontifical international athenaeum angelicum a keen learner, pope john paul ii completed his second doctorate in philosophy very soon he started writing for the newspaper, universal weekly.