Jump to: navigation, search. The early life of Pope John Paul II covers the period
in his life from his birth in 1920 to his ordination to the priesthood in 1946.
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
Apr 2, 2005 ... The following is a list of key dates in the life of Pope John Paul II, born Karol Jozef
Wojtyla, 264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
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 ...
Since the start of his Pontificate on October 16, 1978, Pope John Paul II has
completed 95 pastoral visits outside of Italy and 142 within Italy . As Bishop 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 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. Here is ...
John Paul II was pope of the Catholic Church from 1978 till 2005. Read a
biography of John Paul II at Loyola Press. ... Jump to timeline. He made his first
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.
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