Pope John Paul II received the President of the Polish Republic,
Lech Walesa (on February 5th); the President of the Republic of Chile, Patricio Aylwin
Azocar (on April 22nd); King
Karl Gustaf XVI of Sweden and Queen
Silvia (on May 3rd).
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From May 10th to May 13th, Pope John Paul II made his third journey to
Portugal, visiting Lisbon,
Angra do Heroismo, Ponta Delgada, Funchal, Monte Real and Fatima.
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The following month (June 1st to June 9th), Pope John Paul II
travelled to Poland for the fourth time, visiting Koszalin, Rzeszow, Przemysl,
Kielce, Radom, Lomza, Bialystok, Olsztyn, Wloclawek, Plock and Warsaw (Poland).
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Pope John Paul II managed another visit to Poland, on his way to
From August 13th to August 20th (Hungary's National Day), Pope John
Paul II visited Krakow, Wadowice and Czestochowa (Poland); Budapest, Esztergom,
Pecs, Mariapocs, Nyiregyhaza, Debrecen and Szombathely (Hungary).
Houses of Parliament, Budapest: © Michel - Travel Notes
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Brazil is a favourite destination of many visitors to South
America and Pope John Paul II was human too.
On his third trip to Brazil, October 12th to October 21st, The Pope
visited Natal, Sao Luis, Brasilia, Goiania, Cuiaba, Campo Grande, Florianopolis,
Vitoria, Maceio and Salvador (Brazil).
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From February 19th to February 26th, Pope John Paul II travelled to
West Africa, visiting Dakar, Ziguinchor, Poponguine and Goree (Senegal); Banjul (Gambia); and Conakry (Guinea).
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From June 4th to June 10th, Pope John Paul II chose Africa again.
This time he travelled to Portuguese-speaking Africa, visiting Luanda,
Huambo, Lubango, Cabinda, M'Banza Congo, Catumbela and Benguela (Angola); and Sao Tome (Sao Tome e Principe).
Video Clip of The
Pope in Angola:
A lively welcome greets Pope John Paul II in M'Banza Congo, during his visit to Angola.
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From October 9th to October 14th, Pope John Paul II made his third
journey to the Dominican Republic, for the 5th centenary of the 'Discovery of America'. The Pope
visited Santo Domingo and Higuey (Dominican Republic).
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