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From Pope John Paul II to Benedict XVI : an inside look at the end of an era, the beginning of a new one, and the future of the church

Author: Mary Ann Walsh, Sister RSM.; Catholic News Service.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A behind-the-scenes account of the conclusion of John Paul II's papacy and the election of Benedict XVI, describes the late pontiff's work and legacy, as well as the challenges facing the new pope.
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Named Person: Benedict, Pope; John Paul, Pope; XVI ) Benedikt (Papst; II ) Johannes Paul (Papst
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Walsh, Sister RSM.; Catholic News Service.
ISBN: 158051202X 9781580512022
OCLC Number: 61352951
Notes: "A Sheed & Ward book."
Includes index.
Description: xii, 212 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. A giant dies --
ch. 2. Funeral --
ch. 3. World reaction to death of John Paul II --
ch. 4. Interregnum --
ch. 5. A worthy successor --
ch. 6. Conclave rules --
ch. 7. Conclave favorites --
ch. 8. Opening of the conclave --
ch. 9. "Habemus papam" --
ch. 10. "What's in a name?" --
ch. 11. Inauguration --
ch. 12. Who is Benedict? --
ch. 13. The world reacts to Benedict's election --
ch. 14. Reaching out to other religions --
ch. 15. Pope Benedict XVI's challenges --
ch. 16. Media coverage of papal transition --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Ann Walsh ; with reporting by Catholic News Service.
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Aims to make readers understand: the life, death, and legacy of John Paul II; the inner workings of the conclave that elected the pope; the mind and ministry of Benedict XVI; and, the challenges he  Read more...

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Like a family scrapbook of the momentous events of April 2005. The Catholic Light

 
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