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

Cheridan Sanders

April 12, 2014
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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)