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Second longest-serving pope in history who was the leader of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005. He was one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century who worked to bring together Christians, Jews, and Muslims. He was canonized as a Saint in April of 2014.
He had two older siblings.
How did Pope John Paul II die?
Pope John Paul II's death was caused by Low Blood Pressure (hypotension).
|Cause of death||Low Blood Pressure (hypotension)|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||May 18, 1920|
|Death date||April 2, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
The future starts today, not tomorrow.Pope John Paul II
Love is never defeated, and I could add, the history of Ireland proves it.Pope John Paul II
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.Pope John Paul II
I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment.Pope John Paul II
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.Pope John Paul II