Saint John Paul II, the Life of a Holy Pope
Why was John Paul II made a saint?
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Pope John Paul II has recently been declared a saint! His
canonization, together with Pope John XXIII, was announced and celebrated through the world. Yet,
amongst all the excitement, we wanted to ask the question: why was John Paul II made a saint? What
did he do? What does it mean that he was proclaimed a saint?
In a life like Karol Wojytla’s,
the list of notable characteristics and important events is as long as it is impressive. He was a
man of many gifts that lived life to the full and undoubtedly left this world a better place. But
what was at the core of it all? Out of all these things, what should we remember him
“Saint John Paul II, the Life of a Holy Pope” offers: his decision to live for Jesus
Christ and His Church, placing himself under the mantle of Holy Mary. This is the key to
understanding his life and his heart. Everything else, the trials he underwent, the successes he
achieved, the people he reached, all of it finds its meaning in his relationship with
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