World: The Polish Sayings of John Paul II

To the congregations of the "Church off Silence": Is it not Christ's will that this Pope, in whose heart is deeply engraved the history of his own nation from its very beginning, and also the history of brother peoples and neighboring peoples, should in a special way manifest and confirm in our age the presence of these peoples in the church and their specific contribution to the history of Christianity? He [the Pope] comes here to speak before the whole church, before Europe and the world, of those often forgotten nations and peoples. He comes here to cry "with a...

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