His Holiness Pope John Paul II
 

HIS HOLINESS THE POPE JOHN PAUL 11
Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ
Successor of the Prince of the Apostles
Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church
Patriarch of the West, Primate of Italy
Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province
Sovereign of the State of the City of the VATICAN
SERVANT OF THE SERVANTS OF GOD

KAROL WOJTYLA
Born at Wadowice (Krakow, Poland), on 18 May 1920,
Ordained Priest in Krakow on 1st November 1946
Elected Titular Bishop of Ombi on 4 July 1958
Consecrated Bishop on 28 September 1958
Promoted to the Archiepiscopal SEE of Krakow on 13 January 1964
Created and proclaimed Cardinal in the Consistory of 26 June 1967
Elected POPE in the Conclave of 16 October 1978
Solemnly installed to initiate his ministry of
SUPREME PONTIFF in the UNIVERSAL CHURCH on 22 October 1978

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