John Paul II is widely acclaimed as one of the most influential leaders of the twentieth century. He transformed what it means to be Pope and travelled the world standing up for human rights and fighting violence and oppression. This documentary reveals the story of this ambassador of peace and his influential impact on people's lives.
A national symbol to the people of Poland, Pope John Paul II played a crucial role in the end of communism. He offered the Polish people messages of hope telling them to find strength in their faith. Vicar of Christ for one billion Catholics, his death made history and audiences around the world watched his funeral mass on television.
Source: Gloria.TV, Discovery.