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Title The political papacy : John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and their influence / edited by Chester Gillis
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016


Description 1 online resource (xv, 208 pages)
Contents The political legacy of Pope John Paul II / Jo Renee Formicola -- Who is Joseph Ratzinger? / John L. Allen Jr. -- Was God at work in the fall of communism? / John Paul II -- John Paul II and the fall of communism / Carl Bernstein -- Observations : the Vatican and Castro's Cuba / Ernest Evans -- War service and imprisonment / Joseph Ratzinger -- Address to the fiftieth General Assembly of the United Nations Organization / John Paul II -- John Paul II and participation in international politics / Derek S. Jeffreys -- View from the Vatican / René Coste and Rosemary A. Peters -- Solidarity is essential in the fight on world hunger / John Paul II -- Private property and the universal destination of moral goods / John Paul II -- The role of religion in a uniting of Europe / John Paul II -- Message to Archbishop Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo of Medellín, president of Bishops' Conference of Colombia / John Paul II -- Address to the delegates of other churches and ecclesial communities and of other religious traditions / Benedict XVI -- Address to the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See / Benedict XVI -- Address to Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, president of the Italian Republic / Benedict XVI -- Pope John Paul II's Holy Land pilgrimage : a Jewish appraisal / Yehezkel Landau -- World Youth Day address to the Jewish community / Benedict XVI -- Fundamental agreement between the Holy See and the state of Israel -- John Paul II and Islam / Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi -- World Youth Day address to the Muslim community / Benedict XVI -- Introduction to The gospel of life / John Paul II -- Recognize identity of human embryo / John Paul II -- After Iraq : Holy See supports UN / Angelo Sodano -- The Roman Catholic hierarchy : putting the squeeze on politicians / Robert Grant -- Human sexuality in God's original plan / John Paul II -- Address to the participants in the Ecclesial Diocesan Convention of Rome / Benedict XVI -- Abstentions scuttle drive to liberalize Italy's embryo laws / Gretchen Vogel -- New Pope Benedict XVI a strong critic of war / Michael Griffin
Notes "First published 2006 by Paradigma Publishers."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 13, 2016)
Subject John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005 -- Political activity
Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-2022 -- Political activity
Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-2022
John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005
Popes -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Catholic.
Political participation
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Gillis, Chester, 1951- editor.
ISBN 9781317254065