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Pope John Paul II

16 Oct
1978: Polish bishop is new Pope

13 May
1981: Thousands see Pope shot in Rome

12 Apr
1997: Bosnian bomb plot fails to stop Pope

26 Mar
2000: Pope prays for Holocaust forgiveness


Pope John Paul II

02 Jun
1979: Millions cheer as the Pope comes home

29 Sep
1979: Pope calls for peace in Ireland

06 Oct
1979: President Carter praises Pope's courage

17 Oct
1980: Pope welcomes Queen to the Vatican

29 May
1982: Pope makes historic visit to Canterbury

23 Jun
1983: Pope meets banned union leader Walesa

03 Feb
1986: Pope and Mother Teresa feed the sick

02 Oct
1989: Anglican anger over united church

25 Jan
1998: Pope calls for reform in Cuba

07 May
2001: Thousands greet Pope in Syrian visit

02 Apr
2005: Pope John Paul II dies


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