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The Good Pope - The Making of a Saint and the Remaking of the Church - cover

The Good Pope - The Making of a Saint and the Remaking of the Church

Greg Tobin

Publisher: HarperOne

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Summary

“A terrific introduction to the pope who changed the church, and to the man whose spiritual wisdom may change your life.” —James Martin, SJ, author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything 
 
The Good Pope is the first major biography of Pope John XXIII, a universally beloved religious leader who ushered in an era of hope and openness in the Catholic Church—and whose reforms, had they been accepted, would have enabled the church to avoid many of the major crises it faces today. This timely and important book offers a fascinating look at the legacy of the Second Vatican Council, an insightful investigation into the history of the Catholic Church, and a celebration of one of its true heroes. 
 
“The story of Good Pope John is always worth telling. . . . Greg Tobin tells it very well.” —Thomas Groome, Professor of Theology and Religious Education at Boston College, author of Will There Be Faith 
 
“A fresh look at a world figure who balanced continuity with change and opened dialogs with believers and nonbelievers alike. Recommended.” —Library Journal
Available since: 09/25/2012.
Print length: 291 pages.

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