Pope John Paul II was the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005. He was elected pope ...


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


Apr 27, 2014 ... JOHN PAUL II (1920-2005). KAROL JÓZEF WOJTYŁA, elected Pope on 16 October 1978, was born in Wadowice, Poland, on 18 May 1920.


Mar 29, 2019 ... St. John Paul II: Saint John Paul II, the bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church (1978–2005), the first non-Italian pope in 455 ...


Karol Józef Wojtyła was born on May 18, 1920, in Wadowice, Poland, the .... Pope John Paul II in his Inaugural Address, St. Peter's Square, October 22, 1978.


Nov 24, 2009 ... On May 18, 1920, Karol Jozef Wojtyla is born in the Polish town of Wadowice, 35 miles ... Wojtyla went on to become Pope John Paul II, history's.


John Paul II was pope of the Catholic Church from 1978 till 2005. Read a biography of John Paul II at Loyola Press.


Pope John Paul II waves as he arrives at Miami International Airport at the start of ... 1920: Karol Wojtyla is born May 18, baptized June 20 in Wadowice, Poland.


Biography Pope John Paul II. john-paul Pope John Paul II was one of the most memorable Pope's in the modern age. He lived through the centuries most ...