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Would “The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II” have been made if it concerned two men?

"it would have been lauded as an intellectual partnership"

By Annabelle Chapman  

U.S. President George W. Bush presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to John Paul II in June 2004, at the Vatican in Rome, Italy. ©

The BBC’s post-Valentine’s Day lineup has an unlikely hero: the late Pope John Paul II. The Secret Letters of Pope John Paul II, presented by veteran broadcaster and practicing Catholic Edward Stourton, probes John Paul II’s thirty-year friendship with a married woman. The BBC…

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