John Paul II - The Great Mercy Pope
By Fr. George W. Kosicki, CSB.Chronicling Pope John Paul II’s legacy of Divine Mercy, this book analyzes his writings, addresses, and homilies on the topic - from his encyclical "Rich in Mercy" in 1980 to his posthumous message for Mercy Sunday 2005, which was shared with the faithful the day after his death. Drawing upon what he said and wrote throughout his papacy, you’ll explore his life in his roles as a teacher and model of mercy. Further, the book examines key mercy themes in John Paul’s thought as well as aspects of his legacy of mercy, such as his strong influence on his successor Pope Benedict XVI.
This edition includes an up-to-date chronology of the Great Mercy Pope, Pope Benedict’s homily at John Paul II’s beatification, and a 12-page color photo insert. Softcover, 327 pages.