TITLE

Pope John Paul II

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Malachi B.
PUB. DATE
November 1978
SOURCE
National Review;11/24/78, Vol. 30 Issue 47, p1484
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
6056618

 

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