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Second longest-serving pope in history who was the leader of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005. He was one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century who worked to bring together Christians, Jews, and Muslims. He was canonized as a Saint in April of 2014.
He had two older siblings.
How did Pope John Paul II die?
|Cause of death||Low Blood Pressure (hypotension)|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||May 18, 1920|
|Death date||April 2, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
War is a defeat for humanity.Pope John Paul II
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.Pope John Paul II
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.Pope John Paul II
I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment.Pope John Paul II
I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.Pope John Paul II