JPII - Witness to Hope
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JPII - Witness to Hope
On Sep. 1, 1939, ...
Germany invaded poland
When was Karol Wojtyla born?
May 18, 1921
Karol's youth nickname was... and he played...
Who died in Karol's early life? (2)
Mother and brother Edmund
Who is the "most powerful icon of hope"?
T/F Poland is the most intensely Catholic country in the world
Karol describes his home as his first...
After WWI which European nation had the highest Jewish population?
What two cultural elements did Lolek fall in love with?
Language and religion
What was Karol's major in college?
Which country attacked Poland from the east while the Nazis attacked from the west?
Which group of people did the Nazis send to concentration camps first?
What job does Karol pick up under the Nazi occupation?
Assistant dynamiter in a limestone quarry
How many Poles were killed in WWII?
Approx 3 million
If the Nazis were to demoralize Poland, what did they have to decapitate?
How many priests and nuns were sent to concentration camps in Poland?
What is a mystic?
Someone whose relationship with God is very close and intimate
What Catholic mystic did Karol study?
John of the Cross
One way in which Karol and others resisted the Nazis without fighting...
"underground education" and theater
The "underground theater" founded by Karol et al was to save Poland's ____
The anecdote of how Karol resisted the Nazis in the theater group...
Even when the loudspeaker came on, he kept doing his part
The power of the ____ can stop evil in the world
What institution saved the most Jewish lives in Poland and Italy during WWII?
What event deepens Karol's understanding that God has a plan for him?
He is hit by a German truck, is rescued by a passerby, and doesn't die
What historic resistance in Poland failed?
Where did Karol and other Polish seminarians hide during WWII?
At Cardinal Sapieha's private residence
Why did Poland lose the war twice?
It was occupied by the Germans, and then by the Soviets
2 ways in which Poland was different from other Soviet occupied nations...
The Church remained a powerful force
Poland was nationalistic
Why does the bishop not allow Karol to join the monastery?
Karol needs to be a social activist - in other words, a priest
What feast does the Church celebrate on 1 November 1946, the day Karol was made a priest?
All Saints' Day
What is the center of every human life?
What will Fr. Karol fight against for 40 years?
What type of people was Fr. Karol called to serve in his first parish assignment?
What disappears when Poles under Stalin's rule leave the church building?
sense of community
What was Fr. Karol creating for people?
A "zone of freedom"
What familial title did the young people give Fr. Karol?
The Nazis and communists have created a crisis of ___ (2)
ideas and ideals
How long is Fr. Karol's teaching career, and what does he teach?
24 years, philosophy and ethics
What starts in 1962?
How many bishops are summoned to Rome in 1962?
According for Fr. Karol what had gotten lost that caused so much death in the last century?
Innate dignity of the human person
What Vatican II document did he help develop?
The Declaration on Religious Freedom
Nowa Huta was supposed to be a town without ____
When is Bishop Karol made an archbishop?
How many people come to Nowa Huta to dedicate the Ark church?
How long was JPI in leadership of the Church?
How many years were there Italian popes before JPII?
JPII was elected ________ (date)
16 October 1978
What does the Pope tell the world not to be?
What does JPII tell the Poles to cherish?
What did JPII give back to the Poles during his visit?
What anticommunist movement was begun in 1980- by a Polish electrician?
What happened on 13 May 1981?
JPII is shot by Mehmet Acga
Who did JPII say saved him from death?
What 3 things should human life be governed by?
Truth, freedom, justice, love
JPII tells the world that capitalism must be disciplined by...
What philosophy does JPII reject?
What year did JPII come to Detroit?
What theology did JPII reject?
What moral teachings did JPII remain firm on?
Abortion, birth control, homosexuality, women clergy
The heart of the Papal office is a _____
JPII diagnosed with Parkinson's at...
What two groups does JPII reach out to?
Other religions and the world's youth
What has JPII personalized for the world like no other religious figure?
spiritual dimension of human existence
How many gathered in the Philippines for WYD?
What is JPII's answer to why young people are so attracted to him?
What has JPII found a link between?
His conversations with God, and his conversations with people (humanity and divinity)
What cannot be described in words?
the deepest spirituality of a person