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Prayers of John Paul II

Audio : "It Is He, Jesus Christ"
"It is Jesus who gives hope and purpose to our existence." Listen to a one-minute audio clip of John Paul II (used with permission of EWTN; free RealPlayer required).

Why Pray?
From early in his pontificate, the pope's reflection on why prayer is necessary to Christian life.

Understanding John Paul II's Theology
Q&A summarizing the pope's thinking as reflected in encyclicals such as Evangelium Vitae.

Link: John Paul II's Encyclicals
The pope's official letters on topics like economics, science, labor, Mary, redemption, and the value of human life.

The Pope's "Theology of the Body"
Expert Christopher West explains John Paul II's statements on sexual love.