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A man named John; the life of Pope John XXIII.

Author: Alden Hatch
Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books [1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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The complete biography of Pope John XXIII, from his obscure birth to the tragedy of his untimely death. Vividly re-creates the life of an extraordinary figure, a Pope who blended diplomatic grace with the simplicity of a peasant; concern and frienship for the poor or weak and their daily problems with a deep involvement in and understanding of contemporary world politics and international relations; and care for his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Christian biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hatch, Alden, 1898-1975.
Man named John.
New York, Hawthorn Books [1963]
(OCoLC)685175873
Named Person: John, Pope; John, Pope
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alden Hatch
OCLC Number: 337595
Description: 287 pages illustrations 24 cm
Responsibility: Illustrated with drawings by Allene Gaty Hatch.

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The complete biography of Pope John XXIII, from his obscure birth to the tragedy of his untimely death. Vividly re-creates the life of an extraordinary figure, a Pope who blended diplomatic grace with the simplicity of a peasant; concern and frienship for the poor or weak and their daily problems with a deep involvement in and understanding of contemporary world politics and international relations; and care for his Catholic children with a consuming desire for the ultimate union of all creeds.

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