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CBS News Presents - Pope John Paul II - Builder of Bridges - In Memoriam
CBS News Presents - Pope John Paul II - Builder of Bridges - In Memoriam
Genres: Drama, Special Interests, Documentary
NR     2005     0hr 57min

From childhood through papal reign this intimate portrait of pope john paul ii takes a fascinating look at his legacy of faith and compassion. Studio: Paramount Home Video Release Date: 04/19/2005 Run time: 58 minutes

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Genres: Drama, Special Interests, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Religion, Religion & Spirituality, Documentary
Studio: Paramount
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 04/12/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 57min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A good quick overview of Pope John Paul II
Derrik Mantel | Maplewood, MN USA | 11/29/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This video is a great overview of the pope's life. The drawback is that it is 57 minutes long. This is a great supplement to Weigel's Witness to Hope.

There is some great footage of Pope John Paul II that is unique to this video. There is a great scene in NY in the rain where the pontiff calls on America to defend the most vulnerable - the unborn and the old. In another scene from Brazil, the Pope gave away his gold cardinal's ring to be sold to assist the needy that he encountered in a Ghetto.

It is a great addition to any collection.

Topics covered include:

His early years
His election
His trips to the US & World
The Poor
CBS' 48 hrs special assignment in the Vatican

This short video is perfect for someone who wants a meaningful, objective, and abbreviated look at one of the most fascinating leaders of the 20th century.