Pope John Paul

Pope John Paul is the name of two Popes of the Roman Catholic Church:

  • Pope John Paul I (1978), who named himself in honor of his predecessors, Pope John XXIII and Pope Paul VI. Pope John Paul I reigned for only 33 calendar days.
  • Pope John Paul II (1978–2005), the first Polish Pope. He named himself in honor of his predecessor.

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