Pope John Paul II

  • saint john paul ii
    native nameioannes paulus secundus
    papacy began16 october 1978
    papacy ended2 april 2005
    predecessorpope john paul i
    successorpope benedict xvi
    personal details
    birth namekarol józef wojtyła
    born(1920-05-18)18 may 1920
    wadowice, poland
    died2 april 2005(2005-04-02) (aged 84)
    apostolic palace, vatican city
    nationalitypolish with vatican citizenship
    mottototus tuus (totally yours - in latin)
    sainthood
    beatified1 may 2011
    st. peter's square, vatican city
    by pope benedict xvi
    canonized27 april 2014
    st. peter's square, vatican city
    by pope francis
    other popes named john paul

    pope john paul ii (latin: ioannes paulus pp. ii; polish: jan paweł ii; italian: giovanni paolo ii), sometimes called saint john paul or john paul the great, born karol józef wojtyła (polish: [ˈkarɔl ˈjuzɛf vɔjˈtɨwa]; 18 may 1920 – 2 april 2005), was the 264th pope of the catholic church from 16 october 1978 to his death in 2 april 2005. he was the second longest-serving pope in history. as a pole, he was the first non-italian pope in 455 years.[1] the last non-italian pope was pope adrian vi, who died in 1523.

    he is the first ever pope to visit the white house,[2] and a mosque.[3] he traveled more than any other pope before him, visiting many of the countries of the world. he is also famous for starting the annual world youth day. after he was beatified, his title was changed to blessed john paul ii. john paul ii was canonized by pope francis on april 27, 2014 which means that the polish pope is now known as saint john paul ii.[4]

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Saint John Paul II
Native nameIoannes Paulus Secundus
Papacy began16 October 1978
Papacy ended2 April 2005
PredecessorPope John Paul I
SuccessorPope Benedict XVI
Personal details
Birth nameKarol Józef Wojtyła
Born(1920-05-18)18 May 1920
Wadowice, Poland
Died2 April 2005(2005-04-02) (aged 84)
Apostolic Palace, Vatican City
NationalityPolish with Vatican citizenship
MottoTotus Tuus (Totally Yours - in Latin)
Sainthood
Beatified1 May 2011
St. Peter's Square, Vatican City
by Pope Benedict XVI
Canonized27 April 2014
St. Peter's Square, Vatican City
by Pope Francis
Other Popes named John Paul

Pope John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus PP. II; Polish: Jan Paweł II; Italian: Giovanni Paolo II), sometimes called Saint John Paul or John Paul the Great, born Karol Józef Wojtyła (Polish: [ˈkarɔl ˈjuzɛf vɔjˈtɨwa]; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005), was the 264th Pope of the Catholic Church from 16 October 1978 to his death in 2 April 2005. He was the second longest-serving pope in history. As a Pole, he was the first non-Italian pope in 455 years.[1] The last non-Italian pope was Pope Adrian VI, who died in 1523.

He is the first ever pope to visit the White House,[2] and a mosque.[3] He traveled more than any other pope before him, visiting many of the countries of the world. He is also famous for starting the annual World Youth Day. After he was beatified, his title was changed to Blessed John Paul II. John Paul II was canonized by Pope Francis on April 27, 2014 which means that the Polish Pope is now known as Saint John Paul II.[4]

Other Languages
Alemannisch: Johannes Paul II.
aragonés: Chuan-Pavlo II
armãneashti: Papa Ioannis Pavlu II
Avañe'ẽ: Huã Páulo II
Aymar aru: Juan Pawlu II
azərbaycanca: II İohann Pavel
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Ян Павал II
Bikol Central: Papa Juan Pablo II
български: Йоан Павел II
bosanski: Ivan Pavao II
brezhoneg: Yann-Baol II
català: Joan Pau II
Cebuano: Juan Pablo II
čeština: Jan Pavel II.
dolnoserbski: Jan Pawoł II.
español: Juan Pablo II
فارسی: ژان پل دوم
français: Jean-Paul II
गोंयची कोंकणी / Gõychi Konknni: Pope John Paul II
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Kau-fòng Ioannes Paulus 2-sṳ
hornjoserbsce: Jan Pawoł II.
hrvatski: Ivan Pavao II.
Bahasa Indonesia: Paus Yohanes Paulus II
Interlingue: Ioannes Paulus II
Kabɩyɛ: Jean-Paul 2
Kapampangan: Papa Juan Pablo II
ქართული: იოანე პავლე II
kaszëbsczi: Jan Paweł II
Lëtzebuergesch: Jean-Paul II. (Poopst)
lietuvių: Jonas Paulius II
lumbaart: Giovann Paol II
македонски: Јован Павле II
Malagasy: Joany Paoly II
مازِرونی: پاپ ژان پل دوم
Bahasa Melayu: Paus Ioannes Paulus II
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Gáu-huòng Ioannes Paulus 2-sié
norsk nynorsk: Pave Johannes Paul II
Nouormand: Jean-Paoul II
occitan: Joan Pau II
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: John Paul II
پنجابی: جان پال دوم
Piemontèis: Gioann Pàul II
Plattdüütsch: Johannes Paul II.
Ripoarisch: Johannes Paul II.
Runa Simi: Huwan Pawlu II
русский: Иоанн Павел II
саха тыла: Иоанн Павел II
slovenčina: Ján Pavol II.
slovenščina: Papež Janez Pavel II.
ślůnski: Jůn Paul II
српски / srpski: Папа Јован Павле II
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Ivan Pavao II.
татарча/tatarça: Иоанн Павел II
українська: Іван Павло II
žemaitėška: Juons Paulios II