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John Paul II is dead
Rome, Italy - Karol Wojtyla died at age of 85 years
Karol Wojtyla was born on May 18, 1920 at Wadowice, Poland. He studied secretly during the German occupation of his country and was ordained to the priesthood on November 1st, 1946. Pope Pius XII appointed him an auxiliary bishop in Krakow on July 4, 1958, and Pope Paul VI appointed him Archbishop of Krakow on December 30, 1963. On October 16, 1978, Archbishop Wojtyla became the first non-Italian...
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