Pope John Paul II - Visit to Cracow

August 2002

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Pope John Paul II bids farewell as he returns back to Rome after a
ceremony at the Balice airport near Krakow, Monday, Aug.19, 2002.
Unlike the eight previous visits to his homeland as pope this journey
was limited to the Krakow region, where he was ordained and lived
for 40 years before being elected pope in 1978.