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April 04, 2005

Pope John Paul II died on Saturday at the age of 84.

He was known as the People's Pope, an indication of how popular he was among the masses.

During his 26 years as the religious head of  1.1 billion Catholics, he had travelled to over 120 countries, interacting with people of different ethnicities and different religions. He was especially popular among the young.

Did you ever get an opportunity to interact with the Pope?

Were you blessed by him personally?

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Number of User Comments: 14

Sub: the pope is dead.long live the pope

the question of pope is significant only to the beleivers of that relegion and everybody on this earth is not after getting his blessings.he is ...

Posted by sarvajna

Sub: I met the Pope

I was fortunate to have met Pope John Paul II in 1995 in Manila during the World Youth Day and I was the Indian delegate ...

Posted by Anthony Ignatius

Sub: Pope Funeral

Could you please tell me: WHO is representing INDIA at the funeral?

Posted by Inder Shah

Sub: Blessed by Pope

I am form (Vasai) suberb of Mumbai, India. I have seen Nearer about 10 to 20 meter Pope Peronally in Feb, 1986 When Pope John ...

Posted by David Martin

Sub: Blessings from Pope

Dear Sir, In 1999 during Pope's visit to India and during his mass at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, I got the opportunity of being Pope's Liftman ...

Posted by A.D.Thomas


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