Pope John Paul II

Martin, Malachi B.
November 1978
National Review;11/24/78, Vol. 30 Issue 47, p1484
The article speculates primary factors that have influenced character of Pope John Paul II, before he begins to implement papal policy. As a teenage member of the pre-war group Odrodzenie, Karol Wojtyla came under the influence of its organizer, Stefan Wyszynski, sociologist at the University of Lublin. Odrodzenie, a movement aimed at a revivification of millennial Polish nationalism, gave Wojtyla his first feeling for the Polish nation as a whole. Wojtyla was a member of the Armia Krajowa. Wojtyla acted as a courier and a distributor of underground literature.


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