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Life and times, John Paul II

Author: Terence McKennaClaude BisaillonVladimir BoikoAndre FerlandLance NeveuAll authors
Publisher: Montreal, Qc : CBC Home Video : Imavision Distribution, [2004?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special collector's edView all editions and formats
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"This biographical look at Pope John Paul II, arguably one of the most controversial and influential Popes in history follows Pope John Paul, born Karol Wojtyla from his birth in Poland to his rise as spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church. Originally aired by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the program provides a balanced view of the Pope's theology, including his return to more restrictive teachings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical films
Documentary films
Named Person: John Paul, Pope
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terence McKenna; Claude Bisaillon; Vladimir Boiko; Andre Ferland; Lance Neveu; CBC News.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; CBC Home Video (Firm); Imavision (Firm)
ISBN: 1897006683 9781897006689
OCLC Number: 55520461
Language Note: In English or Spanish. Close captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced for Canadian television in 2003 as a 3-part documentary.
Special features: bonus interviews with Charles Curran and Hans Kung, theologians; Marco Politi, biographer; Sister Theresa Kane, Leadership Conference of Women Religious; Francis Cardinal Arinze; Henry Kissinger; Zbigniew Brzezinski, former U.S. National Security advisor; scene selection.
Credits: Writer/director/producer, Terence McKenna ; music, Lance Neveu.
Cast: Claude Bisaillon, Vladimir Boiko, Andre Ferland, Liliane Fortier, Sukhbir Goraya, Sol Horowitz, Yves Laurin, Marcin Lesniak, Magdalena Lhuda, John Roger Olsson, Charles Poulin, Ilia Rossin, Martin Stone, Milton Tanaka, Jacques Thuaud, Gaston A. Viens, Len Waller, Christopher Williams ; Gregory Hlady, Kathleen Fee, Arthur Grosser, Arthur Holden, Vlasta Vrana, voices.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 3 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + e booklet ([12] p. : col. ill.)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Life story --
The Pope and his role in the fall of communism --
A critical perspective.
Other Titles: Life story.
Pope and his role in the fall of communism.
Critical perspective.
Life & times of Pope John Paul II, the Holy Father
Life and times of Pope John Paul II, the Holy Father
Life & times of Pope John Paul II
Life and times of Pope John Paul II
Responsibility: CBC News ; a production of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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"This biographical look at Pope John Paul II, arguably one of the most controversial and influential Popes in history follows Pope John Paul, born Karol Wojtyla from his birth in Poland to his rise as spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church. Originally aired by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the program provides a balanced view of the Pope's theology, including his return to more restrictive teachings on sex, contraception, divorce, homosexuality, and other controversial subjects. Featuring interviews with theologians, religious officials, and political leaders, this film provides a comprehensive portrait of the Pope's life, religious beliefs, and political influence.

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