Pope john paul ii meets with the dalai lama while looking at his book opening the eye of new awareness, during his tenday visit to india, in new delhi, feb. Malo religious retreat and conference center in 1987. That amounted to 26 years, 5 months and 18 days for a total of 9,665 days. The city not only weathered the traffic storms, there was a significant drop in crime while the pope crashed at our place. Pope john paul ii s first foreign journey was a threecountry visit to the dominican republic.
This 1984 apostolic letter is arguably pope john paul ii s most personal statement. President reagans and pope john paul ii remarks at their arrival in alaska on may 2, 1984 duration. Pope john paul ii bluntly labeled the chilean government of president augusto pinochet dictatorial today and insisted that the roman catholic church. Long before becoming the first polish pope, the young karol jozef wojtyla michael. Southern han state forced to submit to the song dynasty. Jon levy via getty images pope john paul ii leaves st. President clinton joined both elected officials and american leaders in the catholic church to welcome pope john paul ii for his fourth visit to the united states.
The pope was on his way to south korea, as president reagan was returning home after a trip to china. First visit to the parishes in the diocese of rome. The memories of the pope s visit are still vivid for the people of fort simpson. Pope john paul ii is a 1984 american biopic drama television film based on the life of karol wojtyla, from his early days as an activist in poland to his installation as pope john paul ii. Pope john paul ii letter to cardinal bernard law regarding abortion 12. Pope john paul ii and the preferential option for the poor. Six yearold michael phelan left and his 4yearold brother brian search for a glimpse of pope john paul ii in the popemobile as he leaves st. In vatican city, an assassin shoots pope john paul ii 19202005, wounding him. The largest crowd to ever gather at the silverdome for an event was 93,682 for a visit and mass by pope john paul ii on september 18, 1987. Pope john paul ii in canada 25 years ago michael journal.
The visit of pope john paul ii to the united kingdom in 1982 was the first visit there by a reigning pope. In addition, john paul ii made 146 pastoral visits to italy. The airtight coffin had left him virtually undisturbed, and. List of meetings between the pope and the president of the. Pope john paul ii was the first and only pontiff to visit canada and he came to toronto twice once during the inaugural papal visit in september 1984, and again for world youth day at. Malo retreat center, prayed at the chapel and then blessed the. It was also the longest pastoral visit ever made by any pope in a single country 12 days. He was pope for 26 years, making him the second longest serving pope after pope pius ix who held the office for 31 years and seven months.
For the full list of john paul ii s encyclicals, visit this section of the vaticans web site on john paul ii. Yousef was arrested in pakistan about a month later, but khalid sheik mohammed was not. Popes visit to chile sparks controversy sun sentinel. John paul ii was the most traveled pope in history, logging some 700,000 miles and visiting nearly countries. Already an accomplished traveller, the pope was on his 24th pilgrimage after that he was on over 100 worldwide. In 1984, john paul became the first pope to visit puerto rico. Pope john paul ii embraces a young woman during the closing mass of world youth day in denver in 1993. This film depicts the true story of pope john paul ii albert finney.
On march 25, 1984, on the square of saint peters basilica, before the statue of our lady brought over expressly from the capelinha, pope john paul ii pronounced this act of offering. John paul ii made his first visit to the united states in october 1979. Pope benedict xvis visit to the united states wikipedia. Written by christopher knopf and directed by herbert wise, the film stars albert finney, caroline bliss, brian cox, and john forgeham. Recalling st john paul iis seven visits to the united states. Josephs seminary in yonkers, during his 1995 visit to the u. In addition to his 1979 visit, pope john paul ii visited the united states in 1987, 1993, 1995, and 1999. During the closer, pope held the rank of assistant chief and was the lapds director of operations. Memorial coliseum, phoenix monday, 14 september 1987. Independent lithuania postage stamps lot of 4, pope john paul ii visit, zapyskis and st. The pope was on his way to south korea, as president reagan was returning home after a. Pope john paul ii simple english wikipedia, the free.
Pope john paul iis visit to the united kingdom wikipedia. Pope john paul ii visited the united states in september 1979, february 1980, may 1984. In 2000, pope john paul ii had him exhumed to be declared blessed, part of the progression to sainthood. Arrival of air force one and arrival of shepherd one at miami international airport, president and nancy reagan greet pope john paul ii. John paul ii receives in audience the president of the united states of america. Events in the pontificate of john paul ii the vatican. He sat for 31 years, 7 months and 23 days a total of 11,560 days. He met the head of the church of greece and offered an apology for past misdeeds of the catholic church such as the sack of constantinople. Wherever he went during his 12day crosscanada visit, great crowds flocked to him. That 1987 trip was one of seven pope john paul ii would make to the united states. Instead, pope john paul ii landed in the south korean capital on the morning of saturday, october 7, to a rapturous welcome his second visit in just over five years during a tumultuous period. Pope john paul ii made an important visit to greece in 2001.
Feb 25, 2014 pope john paul ii is a 1984 american biopic drama tv movie based on the life of karol wojtyla, from his early days as an activist in poland to his installation as pope john paul ii. President reagans remarks at welcoming ceremony for pope. Bush presented the presidential medal of freedom, the united states highest civilian honour, to john paul ii during a ceremony at the apostolic palace. Pope john paul ii visited canada in september 1984, september 1997 and. Find great deals on ebay for pope john paul visit covers. On the obverse side is a finely engraved portrait of his holiness. Learn more about pope john paul ii, a school located in 06053. May the love reflected in pope john paul ii bring peace and joy to your hears as you relive his 1987 visit to phoenix, ar. Pope john paul ii says evening prayers in the chapel of st. The estimated 350,000plus people who celebrated mass with the pope during that visit stands as a texas record for an audience at a single. List of pastoral visits of pope john paul ii wikipedia. Pope john paul iis devotion to his followers is a remarkable example to all of us.
We prevailed on him and asked if he could please bring the baseball, said rev. Pope john paul ii visited argentina in june 1982 and march 1987. Visits san francisco today, the new york times, sept. Vaticans secret, and deadly, project to mummify saints. During his reign, pope john paul ii the pilgrim pope made 104 foreign trips, more than all. On may 2, 1984, president ronald reagan met with pope john paul ii in fairbanks, alaska. Pope john paul ii helped cement catholic identity in korea. Santiago, chile pope john paul ii will land in the eye of a political hurricane when he arrives wednesday for a sixday visit to militaryruled chile, his second stop on a threenation south. Four months later, pope john paul ii was cheered by millions of his countrymen as he traveled across poland demanding human rights and praising solidarity. Three decades havent diminished the thoughts, feelings and details of that day when st. John paul medal in numismatic medals for sale ebay. In 1984, pope john paul ii became the first pope to set foot on canadian soil, when the papal aircraft landed at the airport in quebec city. He was the first pope to visit the country in 1,291 years.
Among significant events were a meeting with queen elizabeth ii, the supreme governor of the church of england, a joint service alongside the thenarchbishop of. Pope john paul ii was the first and only pontiff to visit canada and he came to toronto twice once during the inaugural papal visit in september 1984, and again for world youth day at downsview park in 2002. Pope john paul ii attempted to visit russia many times during his papacy, but was. Jun 08, 2015 president reagans and pope john paul ii remarks at their arrival in alaska on may 2, 1984 duration. It was the sixth official papal visit to the united states since the u. Biodrama tracing the life and career of polish cardinal karol wojtyla from his days as a young activist in poland, to his rise and installation in 1978 as pope of the catholic church. Twenty five years ago, in 1984, pope john paul ii became the first pope to set foot on canadian soil. The second largest crowd was on march 29, 1987 for wrestlemania iii, with a reported attendance of 93,173.
Pope john paul iis first foreign journey was a threecountry visit to the dominican republic. List of pastoral visits of pope john paul ii wikiwand. Yousef was arrested in pakistan about a month later, but khalid sheik. The director of operations is responsible for managing and coordinating all matters related to field law enforcement and detective operations throughout the city. When pope paul vi touched down in new york city on oct. To commemorate the visit of his holiness pope john paul ii to alberta, september 16, 1984. Pope benedicts visit to the cologne synagogue in august 2005, which took place during his first papal trip to his native germany, was the second ever by a pope to a jewish house of worship, following pope john paul ii s 1986 visit to the great synagogue of rome. This is the first papal trip to the south american country since pope st. Pope john paul ii embraces fouryearold brendan orourke, an aids vicitm, at the mission dolores basilica in san francisco, sept. Consecration of the world to immaculate heart of mary 1984 0325. Up for auction and no reserve bidding 1984 alberta commemorative silver coin uncirculated proof encapsulated this silver coin commemorates the 1984 visit of the pope john paul ii. Remote work advice from the largest allremote company. Pope john paul ii visits america 1987 rotten tomatoes. Millions cheer pope john paul ii during his first visit to poland as pontiff.
Translated from its latin, pope john paul ii signed the ball to sparky, with blessing, and dated it june 26, 1993. When he arrived on september 9 in quebec city, the holy father began a 15,000 kilometre marathon that took him from the atlantic to the pacific. Free dvd of highlights of pope john paul ii historic visit to the usa in oct. This is the list of meetings between the pope and the president of the united states. This evening in this basilica dedicated to saint john the baptist i feel very close to all of you. Pope john paul ii tv movie 1984 pope john paul ii tv.
There was a sense of calm that came to the city, police chief. The first meeting between a pope and an incumbent u. Al gore, st patricks cathedral, united nations, masses at. Dorsey carried the baseball in a briefcase into his meeting with pope john paul ii. Pope john paul ii historic visit to the usa youtube. Pope john paul ii s devotion to his followers is a remarkable example to all of us. Follow the pope during his 9 day visit of the united states in september 1987. With albert finney, michael crompton, robert austin, caroline bliss. Altogether, there have been 30 meetings between six popes and american presidents over the past century. This madefortv biopic stars albert finney as the polishborn pontiff.
On may, 1982, pope john paul ii consecrated the world without the worlds bishops. Visit to the rebibbia prison and meeting with ali agca, the turk who made an attempt on the life of john paul ii on may 1981. Sep 08, 2012 pope john paul ii visited san antonio in september 1987. Sep 20, 2017 the memories of the popes visit are still vivid for the people of fort simpson. John paul also visited canada in 1987 but only stopped in. At that time, the pope met with several religious leaders from different denominations including jewish leaders. Since pope john paul ii s landmark visit in 1984, south korea had witnessed its first democratic elections in 1987 and hosted the olympic games the.
Letters from pope john paul ii to bishops and priests of the church, april 8 and 9, 1979. Today, the series continues with pope john paul ii s 1987 visit to new orleans. In 1978, wojtyla succeeds pope john paul i, thereby becoming the first nonitalian pope in four centuries. The leader of the worlds catholics spent most of the weekend of sept. May 16, 2016 remembering the catholic 1980s white house via cnp u. In 1952, pope pius xii consecrated russia without the participation of the worlds bishops.
John paul ii was the first nonitalian pope in 455 years. From january 15 to 18, pope francis will be paying a pastoral visit to chile. A visit to the united states by pope john paul ii was one of the biggest stories of the year. The pope arrived in the uk on friday 28 may, and during his time there visited nine cities, delivering 16 major addresses.
President ronald reagan and first lady nancy reagan meet with pope john paul ii in the vatican in rome on june 7, 1982. Pope john paul ii made seven trips to the united states over two. Then the pope observed that this year is the 900th anniversary of the death of saint stanislaw, one of the leading polish saints and a predecessor of john paul as bishop of krakow. Reagan and pope confer in alaska on world issues, the new york times, may 3, 1984. The center for disease control publishes the first official report of men infected with what will be known later as the aids acquired immunodeficiency syndrome virus. The third featured artist never met pope john paul ii but is a name in the contemporary art world whose work specifically is created to honor and. Dignitaries at john paul iis funeral washington post.
On march 25, 1984 at the vatican, pope john paul ii consecrated the world with some of the worlds bishops. John s basilica newfoundland wednesday, 12 september 1984. Translated from its latin, pope john paul ii signed the ball to sparky, with blessing, and dated it. President reagan met with pope john paul ii on two of the popes visits to the united states, in 1984 and 1987.599 397 535 1373 1319 218 228 1510 260 1101 391 908 6 181 345 131 423 38 994 1182 1116 88 1320 974 1484 223 1363 819 1241 1391 409 32 426 230 1553 1272 325 145 1180 98 1041 928 877 970 1417 739 128 679