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 -- May 18, 1920 -- Karol Joseph Wojtyla is born in Wadowice, Poland.
His father is a foundry worker and army officer. His mother is a former teacher ...
Pope John Paul II made history and was considered a vocal advocate for human
rights. Learn more at Biography.com.
Apr 29, 2011 ... The Vatican is preparing to elevate the late pontiff, John Paul II, one step closer to
sainthood on Sunday in a ceremony of beatification.
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
This papal timeline is based on dates listed in the Vatican's official list. The basic
.... *Muhammad (570-632), the founder of Islam, was born during John III's
papacy. 62, Benedict I ... 93, St. Paul I, 757-767. Brother and close advisor of
Pope Stephen II, he is the only example of a new pope succeeding his older
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 2, 2005 ... View a timeline of photographs spanning the life of Pope John Paul II.
John Paul II Timeline: from Boyhood to .... OCTOBER 4, 1978: The funeral of
Pope John Paul I is held, followed by preparations for the next conclave.