Pope John Paul II


Born: 5/18/1920 in Wadowice, Poland
Died: 4/2/2005
Age: 84
Cause of death: natural causes

Full name: Karol Jozef Wojtyla
Noted For: Roman Catholic cardinal (1967-78) and Pope (1978-2005). Known for his conservative positions on social issues including homosexuality, birth control, and women in the priesthood. Wounded in an assassination attempt (1981).

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