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Karol Wojtyla was elected pope on 16 October 1978, becoming the Catholic Church's first non-Italian pontiff in over 450 years. He took the name John Paul II as a nod to his predecessor, John Paul I, whose term lasted only one month. John Paul II beca... More »
Born: May 18, 1920 (age 96), Wadowice, Poland
Died: April 2, 2005

Pope John Paul II - Wikipedia


Pope Saint John Paul II born Karol Józef Wojtyła was Pope from 1978 to 2005. He is widely ...... The single fact of John Paul II's election in 1978 changed everything. In Poland, every...

Pope John Paul II Fast Facts - CNN.com


Apr 28, 2014 ... Here's a look at the life of the late Pope John Paul II. He was canonized as a saint on April 27, 2014.

John Paul II - Pope - Biography.com


Pope John Paul II made history and was considered a vocal advocate for human rights. Learn more at Biography.com.

St. Pope John Paul II - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online


Saint John Paul II Biography. Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 ...

10 Facts You Never Knew about St John Paul II - Taylor Marshall


Apr 28, 2014 ... Saint John Paul II was an amazing man, priest, bishop, pope, and now Saint! But here are 10 things about him that you may have never known:.

21 Awesome Facts You Didn't Know About John Paul II - LifeTeen ...


21 Awesome Facts You Didn't Know About John Paul II. by Joe Houde .... Pope John Paul II throughout his entire life was a giver. He made a gift of himself, and ...

The Sacred Page: 30 Surprising Facts about John Paul II


Apr 26, 2014 ... Pope Francis will canonize two popes, John Paul II and John XXIII. ... In fact, tomorrow night I'll be delivering a special presentation on John ...

Biographical Profile of John Paul II


Apr 27, 2014 ... Biography of John Paul II from the Booklet for the Celebration of the ... Pope John Paul II made 146 pastoral visits in Italy and, as the Bishop

Pope John Paul II - EWTN.com


A Brief History. Born: May 18, 1920, in Wadowice, Poland. Birth name: Karol Joseph Wojtyła (voy-tee-wah); took the name John Paul II when he was elected ...