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Pope John XXIII

Author: Thomas Cahill
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2002.
Series: Penguin lives series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Provides a history of the Catholic Church and the papacy by focusing on Pope John XXIII.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: John, Pope; John, Pope
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Cahill
ISBN: 9780670030576 0670030570
OCLC Number: 47296063
Notes: "A Lipper/Viking book."
Description: xiv, 241 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Before John. From congregation to Church to standard of orthodoxy --
The imperial Church --
The Romans and the barbarians --
The two swords --
The need to reform --
The pope alone --
pt. 2. Angelo the man. From peasant to priest --
From secretary to historian --
From orderly to archbishop --
From diplomat to patriarch --
pt. 3. Roncalli the pastor, John the Pope. Venice --
The Vatican --pt. 4. After John.- Paul VI --
John Paul II --
Epilogue : What Now?
Series Title: Penguin lives series.
Responsibility: Thomas Cahill.
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Provides a history of the Catholic Church and the papacy by focusing on Pope John XXIII.


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