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Pope John Paul II served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005. ... John Paul II significantly improved the Catholic Church's relations with Judaism, Islam, the ... 2013, and confirmed by Pope Francis two days later (two miracles must be attributed to a person's intercession to be declared a saint).

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Apr 27, 2011 ... John Paul II will be remembered as one of the outstanding popes of modern ... John Paul II was a great moral figure and a powerful, if inflexible, ...

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In 1978, John Paul made history by becoming the first non-Italian pope in more than four hundred years. As the leader of the Catholic Church, he traveled the ...

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St. John Paul II: Saint John Paul II, the bishop of Rome and head of the Roman ... He also became the spiritual leader and mentor of a circle of young adult friends whom ... Pope Paul VI consecrating Karol Józef Wojtyła a cardinal of the Roman ... John Paul's characteristic mixture of religion and politics—and its deep roots in  ...

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Archbishop Wojtyla was elected pope in 1978 at the age of 58. He would minister to the world as Pope John Paul II until April, 2005. John Paul II was a unique, ...

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Pope John Paul II and Chief Rabbi of Rome Elio Toaff (Credit: L'Osservatore Romano) .... In so doing, he becomes the first prominent religious leader in history to ...

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Discover librarian-selected research resources on Pope John Paul II from the ... From Alms to Liberation: The Catholic Church, the Theologians, Poverty, and ...

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His Christian vision, his vocation, his very emotions draw their depth and intensity ... So John Paul II has also been the infuriating pope, the retrograde pope, the ..... the loss of his brother who was perhaps the person he was closest to in the ...

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The first Polish pope in history and the first non-Italian in 456 years, John Paul II was 58 when elected to lead the Roman Catholic Church.