Fordham Notes: Nine Days that Changed the World

Friday, January 28, 2011

Nine Days that Changed the World

Nine Days that Changed the World

A documentary film about Pope John Paul II's historic trip to Poland in June 1979, hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich.

Wednesday, 9 February 2011
Keating First | Keating Hall
Rose Hill Campus | Fordham University
6-7 p.m. | Reception | Keating Rotunda
7-8:30 p.m. | Film Screening and Remarks by Executive
Producers and Hosts Newt and Callista Gingrich | Keating First
8:30-9 p.m. | Book and DVD Signing | Keating Rotunda

RSVP to the Office of Special Events
at or (212) 636-6575 by 7 February 2011.

Nine Days that Changed the World
Newt and Callista Gingrich’s newest documentary, Nine Days that Changed the World, is a powerful story of freedom through faith. This groundbreaking film recounts Pope John Paul II’s historic nine-day trip to Poland in June of 1979, and reveals why this visit was the turning point for defeating Communism in Eastern Europe.

During these nine days, Pope John Paul II reminded the Polish people that nothing—not even the seemingly all-powerful Communist state—could stand between them and God. The pope sparked a revolution of conscience in the Polish people that led to the success of Solidarity’s free-trade union movement, and ultimately the fall of the Berlin Wall and collapse of the Soviet Union.

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