Pope John Paul II 1920-2005
Pope John Paul II was born Karol
Jozef Wojtyla at Wadowice, Poland.
He was the Pope from 1978, after Pope
John Paul I had died of a heart attack, until 2005, when
Pope Benedict XVI became his
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From March 20 to 26, 2000, John Paul II
was on his Jubilee Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. On this occasion, he
visited Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum at Jerusalem, where he
delivered a speech.
Yad Vashem had been established in
1953 as a memorial to the 6 million Jews who perished during
World War II.
Here is the link to the official site of the
And here you can read John Paul II's
ATTEMPTS ON POPE JOHN PAUL II
The assassination attempt on Pope John
Paul II took place at Rome, Italy. The bible for protectors, the
book Just 2 Seconds - Using Time and Space to Defeat Assassins,
by Gavin de Becker et al., explains in detail:
On May 13, 1981, the Pope was riding
in an open vehicle through a crowd of 15,000 people gathered in
St. Peter's Square.
Mehmet Ali Agca opened fire with a
9mm Browning as the Pope rode past him, ten feet away. One
bullet struck the Pope in the hand and another passed through
his abdomen. He survived the attack.
Agca was apprehended trying to flee
through the crowd, and convicted of the crime.
There were claims that the Soviet
KGB and its Bulgarian counterpart were behind the assassination
Though prosecutors at a trial in
1986 failed to prove a link to the Bulgarian secret service, an
Italian commission in 2006 concluded that leaders of the former
Soviet Union were behind the assassination attempt, and that it
was blamed on the Bulgarian Secret Police to divert attention
More blood under
Assassinations in History.
And here is
John Paul II's offical web site.