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    Karol Wojtyla, better known as Saint Pope John Paul II, is one of many people who embody the themes of Catholic Social Teaching. Pope John Paul II was ordained as Pope on October 16, 1978. However, he showed the themes of Catholic Social Teaching throughout his entire life, from his youth until his final days. There are many ways that Pope John Paul II has shown in his life that he is truly a person that embodies the themes of Catholic Social Teaching. One of the many ways we see this occurred on June 17, 1983. This was when Pope John Paul II went to speak to the Polish people, who were under martial law against the Soviet Union. He gave a speech to thousands of spectators. In it, he blessed Poland, and spoke on the essence of truth, love for one’s brother, and the need for freedom in every sense of the word as man’s highest value. He told the Polish people that they needed to live freely but more wisely, and to communicate among themselves, the Polish people. This speech that he gave that moved the Polish people profoundly was deeply rooted in the Catholic Social Teaching of Solidarity. This is because he is telling the Polish people how to work together to break the oppression that the Soviet Union has on them. He was telling them that they needed to love for each other, and to try to obtain freedom for every man in…

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    philosophy. The thing is that faith evolves around everything and faith and reason are connected in many ways. In the encyclical Fides et Ratio (meaning Faith and Reason) written by Pope John Paul II we understand in a deeper level how faith and reason are interlocked. In Pope John Paul II first…

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    Pope John Paul II was a man who lived for the church. He worked endlessly to create a moral infrastructure in the present-day world. This occurred in his everyday life as the Pope, leader of the Catholic Church. He attempted to overthrow communism during his reign as Pope as well as sought to foster world peace. This man was truly one of the most important people in the free world and his home country Poland until the year 2005. Until this day, people remember him and spirit and still worship…

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    Pope in Nicaragua In 1983 Pope John Paul II made a short visit to Nicaragua for about eleven hours. Everybody was very anxious for the arrival of the pontiff. They also were curious about the speech that Pope II was going to pronounce. All, Christian, Catholics, and even people who didn’t practice any religion, members of the church or not, they were anxiously getting ready to welcome the pontiff. According to Envio- a digital magazine- “for more than a month, the Nicaraguan…

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    Pope John XXIII initiated the Second Vatican Council in January of 1959. This came to a suprise for many as they believed that Ecumenical Council was an outdated method for change. However, Pope John XXIII believed this would be an effective way to make doctrinal changes. This Council brought about many changes to the Mass that were significant. Four changes that were momentous were the language change, the readings change, singing during Mass, and fasting times. Before the Second Vatican…

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    Pope John Paul ii was born on the 18 of May 1920 in Wadowice Poland. He was ordained at the age of 26, and soon after, he became Bishop of Ombi, he accomplished this at age 38. He was named a cardinal in 1967 by Pope Paul VI at age 41. 11 years after he became a cardinal, he won the Papacy, making him the first non-Italian Pope in over 400 years. In 2005, Pope John Paul ii unfortunately passed away, 8 years later it was announced he would become a saint. Pope John Paul ii was a huge advocate…

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    Back in the time when Peter was still alive, God’s son had a close relationship with him. They were so close that the Roman Catholic Church interpreted the Bible as that God founded his church on top of Peter, which as a result made Peter the first Pope in history. The Catholics kept the tradition of Popedom till the time of present. Despite the fact that the Roman Catholic Church was fairly corrupted and turned away from the truth of God, Fr. Karol Josef Wojtyla, otherwise known as Pope John…

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    3. The redemptive meaning of suffering in Salvifici Doloris Pope John Paul II addresses his apostolic letter Salvifici Doloris on the view of Christian meaning of human suffering. He specifies under the aspect of human suffering has salvific meaning. For the question of why do we suffer? Throughout the history the answer for this question of human suffering remained a mystery. With Adam and Eve sin and suffering entered into the world, and this evil is experienced by all human being. But now by…

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    individuals who have helped to shape Western civilization. Pope John Paul II, one of the greatest Popes in the history of the Catholic Church, is a notable example of an individual who has made a profound impact on the world. Through his international success, Pope John Paul II played a vital role in uniting the Catholic church and strengthening Catholic ties with other faiths, putting an end to communism and stopping various dictatorships. Because of these courageous actions, Pope John Paul II…

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    Pope Saint John Paul II’s speech “At Israel’s Holocaust Memorial” expresses the late pope’s views and opinions of the Holocaust. His own experiences during the World War II, which he shared in his speech, help shape his words during his speech and connects with the Jewish people. As a political leader, Pope John Paul II discusses the problems with the Holocaust and the person that created it. As a religious leader, the pope explains the importance of prayer during difficult times. Pope Saint…

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