16.10.1978 - 02.04.2005

Karol Józef Wojtyła

Apostolic letters, prayers and messages can be found here. 

Born: May 18, 1920

Birthplace: Wodowice, Poland 

Ordained into Priesthood: October 16, 1946

Died on April 2, 2005 in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City.

Predecessor: Pope John Paul I

Successor: Pope Francis

Motto: Totos Tuus

Spoken languages: 12

Polish, Latin, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, English, German, Esperanto, Ukranian, Slovak, Serbo-Coation. 

Visits to Canada

visit to the Tomb of Blessed Andree Bessette

September 11, 1984. Montreal, Quebec

Blessing of the fishing fleet

September 12, 1984 Flatrock Newfoundland

Ecumenical meeting at St. Joseph Cathedral

September 16, 1984 Edmonton, Alberta

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