A pope for 33 days. A priest for 43 years. A teacher even today.
For a little more than a month in the late summer of 1978, Pope John Paul I captured the world's attention. For more than four decades, Father - and eventually Cardinal - Albino Luciani inspired those who knew him well and loved him dearly.
From his birth in northern Italy in 1912 to the Vatican's acceptance of his cause for canonization in 2003, The Smiling Pope: the Life and Teaching of John Paul I presents the story of the gentle and genial pontiff who chose "Humility" for his episcopal motto, and who lived it so well.
And now, published for the first time in English, are Pope John Paul I's insights and lessons on:
Five Degrees of Blessed Mother Teresa 09/04/2012
St. Philip Neri - A Most Admirable Life 05/25/2010
41 Famous Quotes from Cardinal Newman 05/17/2010
Damien of Molokai - Priest of Heroic Kindness 11/02/2009
Msgr. Ronald Knox - Priest of Heroic Modesty 10/05/2009
Fr. Peter Whelan - Priest of Heroic Generosity 08/31/2009
Augustine Tolton - Priest of Heroic Patience 07/30/2009
Don Carlo Gnocchi - Priest of Heroic Kindness 06/18/2009
Fr. Vincent Capodanno - Priest of Heroic Virtue 06/01/2009
Our Lady of Fatima 02/26/2009