JP II, We Love You – Pope John Paul II prays the rosary

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L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO PHOTO SHOWS LATE POPE PRAYING THE ROSARY

Pope John Paul II prays the rosary in this L’Osservatore Romano photo dated May 4, 1991. This image, captured by a Vatican photographer, is the second most requested photo from the L’Osservatore Romano archives. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano)

JP II, We Love You – Pope John Paul II places prayer card in crevice of Western Wall

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POPE VISITS HOLY SITE OF JUDAISMPope John Paul II places a prayer in a crevice of the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, March 26, 2000. Speaking to ecumenical leaders on the historic trip that included visits to Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories, the pontiff prayed that the Holy Land would be a homeland to all faiths and peoples. (CNS file photo by Arturo Mari) 

 

Daily Perspectives: Tues. April 15, 2015

Tonight on Perspectives: Pope Francis wishes all Jews a happy Passover, and prays for those affected by the wildfire in Valparaiso, Chile.

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons, Gobierno de Chile

JP II, We Love You – Pope John Paul II visits Poznan, Poland

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CROWD CHEERS POPE IN POZNAN, POLANDPope John Paul II waves to the throngs of people gathered for Mass in Poznan during his 1983 visit to Poland. Visiting seven cities, the pontiff defended Poland’s right to sovereignty and demanded political reforms. He offered support to Polish bishops who were defending human rights under martial law and urged fellow Poles to find courage in the Gospel. (CNS file photo by Arturo Mari) 

JP II, We Love You – Archbishop Karol Wojtyla receives the red biretta

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ARCHBISHOP WOJTYLA RECEIVES CARDINAL'S RED BIRETTAArchbishop Karol Wojtyla receives the cardinal’s red biretta from Pope Paul VI at the beginning of the consistory in the Sistine Chapel June 26, 1967. The future Pope John Paul II had a warm relationship with Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini), who served as a priest in Warsaw in 1923. (CNS file photo) 

JP II, We Love You – Pope John Paul II prays during Palm Sunday Mass

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POPE JOHN PAUL II HOLDS CROSIER AS HE PRAYSPope John Paul II holds his crosier as he prays during Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican in this undated photo. (CNS photo/Catholic Press Photo)

JP II, We Love You – World Youth Day Toronto, 2002

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2002 PHOTO OF POPE JOHN PAUL II AT WORLD YOUTH DAY IN TORONTOPope John Paul II waves to young pilgrims during World Youth Day in Toronto July 25, 2002. (CNS photo/Arturo Mari) 

JP II, We Love You – Pope John Paul II hits the slopes

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POPE PRAYS BEFORE RUN DOWN SLOPE IN 1984

Pope John Paul II (center, in red boots) prays with a group of skiers before heading down a slope in this 1984 file photo. The pontiff, who enjoyed skiing in his native Poland before his election, was able to slip away to ski only a few times as he led the worldwide church. (CNS photo from the Vatican) 

JP II, We Love You – Pope John Paul II visits Indonesia, 1989

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1989 FILE PHOTO OF POPE JOHN PAUL II ARRIVING IN INDONESIAPope John Paul II kisses a rain-soaked tarmac as he arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia, on a pastoral trip in 1989. (CNS file photo) 

JP II, We Love You – Urbi et Orbi blessing Easter, 1993

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POPE DELIVERS EASTER MESSAGE IN 1993Pope John Paul II delivers his “urbi et orbi” (to the city of Rome and the world) message on Easter in 1993. (CNS photo from L’Osservatore Romano)