Paul VI by Peter Hebblethwaite
The First Modern Pope

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A thoughtful, highly-acclaimed biography of Giovanni Batista Montini, Paul VI, which sheds light on and powerfully underscores the personal and ecclesial sides of a man who brought modernity to the church.

About Peter Hebblethwaite

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Hebblethwaite was a widely respected commentator and journalist who covered trends and events in the Catholic Church.
Published March 18, 1993 by Fount. 416 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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But Hebblethwaite (In the Vatican, 1986, etc.), an ex- Jesuit and Vatican correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, persuasively argues that Paul was ``the most naturally talented man to become pope in this century.'' Intellectual (the son of a liberal Italian journalist), friendly in one...

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In this scrupulous, densely detailed biography, veteran Vatican reporter Hebblethwaite ( John XXIII ) convincingly portrays Paul VI, pontiff from 1963 to 1978, as thoughtfully and judiciously engaged

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In many well-constructed thrillers, the pay-off to the resolutions and revelations of the plot are o...

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