Ep. 70: JPII, who were you?

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On May 18, 1920, in a town southwest of Krakow, Poland, Karol Jozef Wojtyla was born. Biographer George Weigel and a former Swiss Guard detail the legacy of this great pope. An Italian mountaineer talks about the years he spent skiing and hiking with St. John Paul II. Then, the story of the time an Iowa farmer invited the pope to visit his state — and the pope did! http://www.iservedasaint.com/ https://www.amazon.com/City-Saints-Pilgrimage-John-Krak%C3%B3w/dp/0553418904 https://www.tanbooks.com/secret-life-of-john-paul-ii-2189.html https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2019/09/25/pope-john-paul-ii-iowa-40-years-later-historic-visit-1979-des-moines-living-history-farms-catholic/2211354001/

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