Apostolic Voyage 17
Next on the map was Central America, with a brief stop in Lisbon
on the way.
From March 2nd to March 10th, Pope John Paul II flew off to Central
America, visiting Lisbon (Portugal,
for the 2nd time); San Jose (Costa Rica); Managua and
Panama City (Panama); San
Salvador (El Salvador);
Guatemala City and Quetzaltenango (Guatemala); Tegucigalpa
and San Pedro Sula (Honduras);
Belize City (Belize); and
Port au Prince (Haiti).
Apostolic Voyage 18
On his second Pastoral Visit to Poland (June 16th-June
23rd), Pope John Paul travelled to Warsaw, Niepokalanow, Czestochowa, Poznan,
Katowice, Wroclaw, Jasna Gora and Krakow.
Apostolic Voyage 19
Pope John Paul's second visit to France
took him to Tarbes and Lourdes.
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Apostolic Voyage 20
The 20th Pastoral Visit took Pope John Paul II to Vienna and Mariazel (Austria), from September 10th to September 13th.
On December 27, Pope John Paul II visited Rome's Rebibbia prison to
meet with Ali Agca, the Turk who fired the shots at him on May 13th, 1981. The Pope prayed
with the convict and absolved him, refusing to comment on what was said between them.
Apostolic Voyage 21
From May 2nd to May 12th, Pope John Paul II again travelled to
Asia, via Fairbanks.
The Pope landed in Seoul and visited Kwangju, Sorokdo, Taegu, Pusan (South Korea); Port Moresby and
Mount Hagen (Papua New Guinea);
Honiara (Solomon Islands);
then onto Bangkok, Phanat Nikhom and Sampran (Thailand).
On May 21st the President of Italy, Sandro Pertini, made an official
visit to The Vatican and Pope John Paul returned the visit to him in Quirinale, Rome, on
Apostolic Voyage 22
From June 12th to June 17th, Pope John Paul II made his second
visit to Switzerland; this time seeing more of
Landing at Kloten, he then travelled on to Lugano, Geneva, Chamb�sy,
Freiburg, Belp, Kehrsatz, Lohn, Bern, Fl�eli, Sachseln, Einsiedeln, Luzern and Sion.
Apostolic Voyage 23
From September 9th to September 20th Pope John Paul II flew to Canada.
Pope John Paul II visited Qu�bec, Trois-Rivi�res, Montreal,
St. John's, Moncton, Halifax, Toronto, Huronia, Winnipeg/St. Boniface, Edmonton,
from foggy Fort Simpson), Vancouver and Ottawa/Hull.
Apostolic Voyage 24
From October 10th to October 13th, it was time for Pope John Paul
II to practice his Spanish again; with a whistle stop tour of Zaragoza (Spain), Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
and San Juan (Puerto
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