Pope John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus II), born Karol Józef Wojtyła (18 May 1920 ‒ 2 April 2005) was pope of the Catholic Church from 16 October 1978 until his death on 2 April 2005. In Catholicism, since his canonisation, he is referred to as Pope Saint John Paul II or...Wikipedia
Age: 84 (age at death)
Born: 18th May, 1920, Wadowice, Poland
Died: 2nd April, 2005, Vatican City
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: The first Polish Pope, most well traveled Pope in history
Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.
Violence and arms can never resolve the problems of men.
Pope Francis cleared John Paul II for sainthood on Friday, approving miracles attributed to the late pontiff.
Pope John Paul II's first approved miracle was the healing of a French nun, Sister Marie Simon-Pierre. Her recovery from Parkinson’s disease after praying for the late pontiff's intersession offered no medical explanation, according to the Vatican. The healing was confirmed as a miracle just six months after the pope's death in 2005.
The second miracle is said to have occurred on May 1, 2011 – the night of John Paul’s... Read More
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Abbà Pater (English: Good Father) is a devotional album from Pope John Paul II released in 1999 in anticipation of the Great Jubilee for Radio Vaticana. The album reached #175 on the Billboard album chart. The pontiff had reached #126 in 1979 with another album, "Pope John Paul II Sings At The Festival Of Sacrosong." Abbà Pater is made up entirely of original compositions. Many of the lyrics are derived from the Bible and Roman Catholic liturgy. The liner notes are composed in English, Italian, French and Spanish.