Memory and identity personal reflections by Pope John Paul II

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • John Paul -- II, -- Pope, -- 1920-2005 -- Interviews,
  • Devotional literature,
  • Spiritual life -- Catholic Church,
  • Christian ethics -- Catholic authors

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesMemory & identity
StatementJohn Paul II.
GenreInterviews.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX2182.3 .J65 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22620391M
ISBN 10029785075X

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