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Pope Saint John Paul II was Pope from 1978 to 2005. He is called Saint John Paul the Great by some Catholics. He was elected by the second Papal conclave of 1978, which was called after Pope John Paul I, who had been elected in August to succeed Pope Paul VI, .... After the war, Karol Wojtyła did everything he could to ensure that this Jewish ...

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Apr 25, 2014 ... Pope John Paul II made history and was considered a vocal advocate for human rights. ... Did You Know? ... He was ordained in 1946, became the bishop of Ombi in 1958, and became the archbishop of Krakow in 1964.

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Apr 27, 2014 ... Biography of John Paul II from the Booklet for the Celebration of the ... KAROL JÓZEF WOJTYŁA, elected Pope on 16 October 1978, was

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Pope John Paul II waves as he arrives at Miami International Airport at the start ... Sunday celebration in 1984, Pope John Paul launched what has become the ...

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History became an obsession for the Poles, and whether you joined the Communist Party, as I did, or the Church like John Paul II, you were reacting to the ...

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Pope. St. John Paul II. Also known as. Johannes Paulus II; Karol Józef Wojtyła .... two powerful Italians, elected the Venetian Albino Luciani as Pope John Paul I. He ... When the cardinals entered the second conclave of 1978, the world did not  ...

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St. Pope John Paul II Products by Catholic Online Shopping - 20% Off Everything - .... It must also be remembered the numerous government personalities ... Karol had been chosen to give the welcoming speech - and he did so with great skill.

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To develop the same discipline in his son as he did in his soldiers, and to ... Eleven years later, Cardinal Wojtyla was elected to succeed Pope John Paul I.

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Sep 30, 2013 ... Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be declared saints in April, the Vatican said Monday. ... Why does a pope become a saint? To be named ...