John Paul II and world politics twenty years of a search for a new approach, 1978-1998 by Ugo Colombo Sacco

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  • John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005.,
  • Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titlesTwenty years of a search for a new approach, 1978-1998
StatementUgo Colombo Sacco.
SeriesCanon law monograph series ;, 2
LC ClassificationsBX1378.5 .S23 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL97302M
ISBN 109042906847
LC Control Number99210017

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