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A statute of John Paul II made entirely with keys donated by the Mexican people to symbolise that they had given him the keys to their hearts.

Statue of Pope John Paul II with an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, near the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City; the statue was made entirely of metal keys donated by the Mexican people!

The last extraordinary Holy Year was in 1983, when Pope John Paul II declared a Holy Year of Redemption, marking 1,950 years since the death and resurrection of Christ. The photo shows him opening the Holy Doors of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome on March 25, 1983.

The last extraordinary* Holy Year was in when John Paul II declared the Holy Year of Redemption, 1950 years after the death and resurrection of Christ. The photo shows him opening the Holy Door.

Our Lady of Fatima  Pope John Paul II pictured here thanking the virgin for her intervention when he was shot (the bullet was added to her crown).

Our Lady of Fatima Pope John Paul II pictured here thanking the virgin for her intervention when he was shot (the bullet was added to her crown). Pope John Paul II was a native of Wadowice, Republic of POLAND

A lovely young St John Paul.

A lovely young St John Paul. One of the greatest human beings to exist upon planet Earth.

"She... can understand you completely.."- St. John Paul II - Prayer Wall…

She who is the Mother of Sorrows and also the Mother of Consolation, can understand you completely and help you. - St John Paul II on the Blessed Mother

blessed john paul 2 | The Blessed Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II walks in the Italian Alps July The pope, who was once an avid skier, loved to spend time in the mountains.

Beato JPII

Blessed John Paul II entrusted himself to the arms of the Virgin Mary and confided in her sure protection. Blessed Pope John Paul II lost his own mother before he was nine.

Pope John Paul II praying to Jesus, Divine Mercy (Jesus' Divine Mercy and His Divine Messages are for all denominations)

The Divine Mercy devotion is often associated with Blessed John Paul II. The Pope died on the vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday and will be canonized on Divine Mercy Sunday this year.