Pope John Paul II


Pope John Paul II was born Karol J�zef Wojtyla on May 18, 1920, in Wadowice, Poland. He was ordained in 1946, became the bishop of Ombi in 1958, and became the archbishop of Krakow in 1964. He was made a cardinal by Pope Paul VI in 1967, and in 1978 became the first non-Italian pope in more than 400 years. He was a vocal advocate for human rights and used his influence to effect political change. He died in Italy in 2005 and was declared a saint in April of 2014.

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Size: 405mm x 510mm  (16″ x 20″)

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