By George Weigel,Carrie Gress,Stephen Weigel
“Karol Wojtyła, Pope John Paul II, was once a guy whose existence was once the expression of a richly textured and multidimensional soul. the various layers of that soul took on their first, mature shape in Kraków.” – George Weigel
In this superbly illustrated religious travelogue, New York instances bestselling writer George Weigel leads readers in the course of the old streets of Kraków, Poland, introducing one of many world’s nice towns during the lifetime of some of the most influential Catholic leaders of all time.
“To persist with Karol Wojtyła via Kraków is to stick to an itinerary of sanctity whereas studying the tale of a city.” Weigel writes. “Thus, in what follows, the tale of Karol Wojtyła, St. John Paul II, and the tale of Kraków are interwoven in a chronological pilgrimage during the lifetime of a saint that unearths, even as, the dramatic historical past and majestic tradition of a urban the place a boy grew right into a guy, priest, a bishop—and an apostle to the world.”
With attractive images via Stephen Weigel and notes at the city’s awesome cloth through Carrie Gress, City of Saints bargains an in-depth examine a guy and a urban that made an indelible impact at the lifestyles and regarded the Catholic Church and the twenty first century world.
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