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21/04 19:01 CET

John Paul II: ‘I just shook the tree’

John Paul II: ‘I just shook the tree’

On October 16, 1978, the College of Cardinals in the Vatican elected Karol Wojtyła to lead the world's Roman Catholics, the first non-Italian pope since the 16th century, and the first Pole. It was to be a 27-year pontificate. He addressed the crowd from the balcony saying…

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