John Paul II was born in Wadowice in Poland in 18th may 1920 year. He's real name is Karol Józef Wojtyła. When he was young boy he liked playing football and skiing. He became pope in 1978.He was 1st Polish pope. He died in 2005 year.
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Karol Józef Wojtyła was born on 18 May in Wadowice.
His mother died in 1929 when Karol was just nine years old.
Karol in 1938 studied polish at Jagiellonien University.
Suddenly in 1942 he began study theology. In 1946 he became a priest. In 1958 Karol Wojtyła become bishop,his motto was "Totus Tuus". He was first Pope from Poland and he introduced a lot of changes in church. Karol Wojtyła died in 2 April 2005