Pope Saint John Paul II born Karol Józef Wojtyła was Pope from 1978 to 2005.
He is widely known to Catholics as Saint John Paul the Great, especially in the ...
Pope John XXIII Timeline · Beatifications During John Paul II's Pontificate ....
Pope John Paul II waves as he arrives at Miami International Airport at the start of
CBN.com -- Oct. 16, 1978 -- Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Krakow is elected pope
and takes the name John Paul II. He is the first Pole to be elected pope and the
Apr 25, 2014 ... Pope John Paul II made history and was considered a vocal advocate for human
rights. Learn more at Biography.com.
Oct. 16: Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected successor to Pope John Paul I and takes
the name John Paul II. 1979. World events. Three Mile Island nuclear accident
Apr 29, 2011 ... (The special edition postage stamps of the late Pope John Paul II, valued at 0.60
euro ... Here is a timeline of the pontificate of John Paul.
Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the
papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, on May
John Paul II, also known as Blessed John Paul, served as the Pope of the
Catholic Church for more than two and half decades. Scroll down to acquaint
Jul 5, 2013 ... Here's a look at the life of the late Pope John Paul II. He was canonized as a saint
on April 27, 2014.
( June 1979 ) Pope John Paul II returns to Poland for the first time as Pope. From
June 2-11 he travels across the nation, delivering more than 50 speeches.