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Pope Saint John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church 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. Learn more at ... Did You Know? Pope ... It was announced in July of 2013 that he would be declared a saint in April of the following year.

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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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May 12, 2017 ... See CNN's Fast Facts for a look at the life of the late Pope John Paul II. ... February 9, 2005 - For the first time in his papacy, John Paul II does ... July 5, 2013 - The Vatican announces that Pope John Paul II will be made a saint ...

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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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It must also be remembered the numerous government personalities encountered ... Check out the Latest News on Saint Pope John Paul II Canonization » ... Karol had been chosen to give the welcoming speech - and he did so with great skill.

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Sep 27, 2017 ... St. John Paul II: St. John Paul II, Roman Catholic pope and saint. ... Wojtyła's confessor continued to be his childhood mentor, Figlewicz, who had .... entered the second conclave of 1978, the world did not know that Wojtyła ...

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On May 18, 1920, Karol Jozef Wojtyla is born in the Polish town of Wadowice, 35 miles southwest of Krakow.Wojtyla went on to become Pope John Paul II, ...

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“Do not be afraid! Open wide the doors for Christ…. Christ knows 'what is in man.' He alone knows it.” — Pope John Paul II in his Inaugural Address, St. Peter's ...