JPII Resources

  1. Short Biography of Pope Saint John Paul II
  2. Important dates in his life 
  3. Writings of JPII
  4. Recommended reading about JPII
  • Pope John Paul II, (2011). The Story of My Life: Collected Memories. Boston, USA: Pauline Books and Media
  • Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz (2008). My life with Karol: my 40 year friendship with the man who became pope. USA: Doubleday.
  • Slawomir Oder with Saverio Gaeta. (2010). Why he is a saint: the life and faith of Pope John Paul II and the Case for Canonisation. New York, USA: Rizzoli International Publications Inc.
  • George Weigel’s ‘Witness to Hope’ and ‘The end and the beginning.’
  • Jarosław Kupczak OP. (2000) Destined for Liberty: the human person in the philosophy of Karol Wojtyła, Washington DC, USA: The Catholic University of America Press.
  • Rocco Buttiglione (1997). Karol Wojtyła: the thought of the man who became Pope John Paul II. Cambridge, UK: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
  • Kenneth L. Schmitz. (1993). At the center of the human drama: the philosophical anthropology of Karol Wojtyła/ Pope John Paul II, USA: The Catholic University of America Press.
  • Jason Evert (2014). Saint John Paul the Great: his five loves, Totus tuus Press.
  • Article by Fr Thomas McGovern at

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