John Paul II


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John Paul II

, Saint Originally Karol Wojtyla. 1920-2005.
Pope (1978-2005). The first Polish-born pope and the first non-Italian pope in 450 years, he traveled extensively, promoting conservative Catholic teachings while seeking reconciliation with other religious groups.

John Paul II

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(Biography) Saint. original name Karol Wojtyla. 1920–2005, pope (1978–2005), born in Poland: the first non-Italian to be elected since 1522; canonized in 2014. Feast day: Oct 22
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Noun1.John Paul II - the first Pope born in Poland; the first Pope not born in Italy in 450 years (1920-2005)
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