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

Cheridan Sanders

April 15, 2014
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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)