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Pope John Paul II - Wikipedia


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 ...

Important dates in the life of Pope John Paul II


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  ...

Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) Timeline -- CBN.com Spiritual Life


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 ...

John Paul II - Pope - Biography.com


Apr 25, 2014 ... Pope John Paul II made history and was considered a vocal advocate for human rights. Learn more at Biography.com.

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.

Pope John Paul II: A Biographical Sketch - Loyola Press


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 Holy ...

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


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 18, ...

National Catholic Reporter: The Papacy of John Paul II: A Timeline


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

Pope John Paul II Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements ...


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 yourself ...

Chronology of John Paul II - the Polish American Journal


Banner_2014-17. John Paul II Timeline: .... OCTOBER 16, 1978: Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyła is elected pope and takes the name John Paul II. He is the first ...

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Timeline: Pope John Paul II : NPR


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.

Pope John Paul II Timeline -- CBN.com Spiritual Life


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 first ...

Papal Timeline - Faith First


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 brother.