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    • The End and the Beginning

    • Pope John Paul II - The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy
    • By: George Weigel
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When he was elected pope in the fall of 1978, few people had ever heard of the charismatic Karol Wojty³a. But in a very short time he would ignite a revolution of conscience in his native Poland that would ultimately lead to the collapse of European communism and death of the Soviet Union. What even fewer people knew was that the KGB, the Polish Secret Police, and the East German Stasi had been waging a dangerous, decades-long war against Wojty³a and the Vatican itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • JP2 - a real hero!

    • By Stephen Callaghan on 19-06-17

    Regular price: £40.69

    • Witness to Hope

    • The Biography of Pope John Paul II
    • By: George Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Tsoutsouvas
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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    Given unprecedented access to Pope John Paul II and the people who have known and worked with him throughout his life, George Weigel presents a groundbreaking portrait of the Pope as a man, a thinker, and a leader whose religious convictions have defined a new approach to world politics and changed the course of history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Recommend to all

    • By Anonymous User on 07-05-18

    Regular price: £20.99

    • City of Saints

    • A Pilgrimage to John Paul II's Kraków
    • By: George Weigel, Carrie Gress, Stephen Weigel
    • Narrated by: Carrie Gress, Stephen Weigel, Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this beautiful spiritual travelogue, New York Times best-selling author George Weigel leads listeners through the historic streets of Kraków, Poland, introducing one of the world's great cities through the life of one of the most influential Catholic leaders of all time.

    Regular price: £23.79

    • Lessons in Hope

    • My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II
    • By: George Weigel
    • Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Lessons in Hope, George Weigel tells the story of his unique friendship with St. John Paul II. As Weigel learns the pope "from inside", he also offers a firsthand account of the tumult of post-Vatican II Catholicism and the Cold War's endgame, introducing listeners to the heroes who brought down European communism. Later, he shows us the aging pope grappling with the post-9/11 world order and teaching new lessons in dignity through his own suffering.

    Regular price: £27.89

    • Evangelical Catholicism

    • Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church
    • By: George Weigel
    • Narrated by: David Cochran Heath
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Catholic Church is on the threshold of a bold new era in its two-thousand-year history. As the curtain comes down on the church defined by the 16th century Counter-Reformation, the curtain is rising on the Evangelical Catholicism of the third millennium: a way of being Catholic that comes from over a century of Catholic reform; a mission-centered renewal honed by the Second Vatican Council and given compelling expression by Blessed John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Over-bearing and biased

    • By Peter Thomas McNeely on 09-01-17

    Regular price: £20.29

    • God's Choice

    • Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church
    • By: George Weigel
    • Narrated by: George Weigel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
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    Reflecting on John Paul II's greatness, drawing on first-hand interviews to paint an intimate portrait of the new Pope, and boldly assessing the Church's current condition, God's Choice is an invaluable book for anyone seeking to understand the Catholic future and the larger human future the Church will help to shape.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Leave out the politics

    • By Maria on 13-04-13
    • Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church
    • By: George Weigel
    • Narrated by: George Weigel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 07-11-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: £20.39