JOHN PAUL II MADONNA CZESTOCHOWA ROSARY mother of pearl made in POLAND 18\" For Sale
JOHN PAUL II MADONNA CZESTOCHOWA ROSARY mother of pearl made in POLAND 18\":
John Paul II was the second longest servingpope in modern history after Pope Pius IX. Born inPoland, John PaulII was the first non-Italian pope since the Dutch Pope Adrian VI.John Paul II\'s cause for canonization commenced in 2005 one month after his death with the traditional five-year waiting period
Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II sincehis October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50kilometres from Cracow, on May 18, 1920.
In 1942, aware of his call to the priesthood,he began courses in the clandestine seminary of Cracow, run by Cardinal AdamStefan Sapieha, archbishop of Cracow.
Soon after, Cardinal Sapieha sent him to Romewhere he worked under the guidance of the French Dominican, Garrigou-Lagrange.He finished his doctorate in theology in 1948 with a thesis on the topic offaith in the works of St. John of the Cross.
In 1948 he returned to Poland and was vicar ofvarious parishes in Cracow as well as chaplain for the university studentsuntil 1951, when he took up again his studies on philosophy and theology.
On July 4, 1958, he was appointed AuxiliaryBishop of Cracow by Pope Pius XII, and was consecrated September 28, 1958, inWawel Cathedral, Cracow, by Archbishop Baziak.
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