HIS LIFE

  • Biography of John Paul II

    Karol Józef Wojtyla was born in the Polish town of Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometers from Krakow, on May 18, 1920.

  • Official Image

    Download the high resolution official image here

  • Animated video

    What made John Paul II a Saint? In five minutes discover the answer by watching: "Saint John Paul II: The Life of a Holy Pope" 

Videos

Pope Francis visits Vatican departments
Pope Francis visits Vatican departments
Pope Francis to parents: Come out of 'exile' and educate your children
Pope Francis celebrates moms, pro-life advocates
Pope Francis becomes an Honorary Harlem Globetrotter
Christians Under Attack
Pope Francis on marriage: It's not about the dress. It's about the mission.
After vision of Christ, Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko Haram
Pope celebrates St. John Paul II, encourages new priests
Pope: Christians must protect marriage
Pope: Doomed migrants were looking for happiness
Pope Francis' Regina Coeli address April 19, 2015
Pope Francis' Regina Coeli address - April 12, 2015
Persecuted Christians
Christian Living - Defending Against the Devil
Christian Living - Getting the most out of Mass
Cardinal Luis Tagle to Pope Francis
Pope Francis in the Philippines: Manila Welcomes the Pope
Pope Francis in Sri Lanka: Highlights
Pope Francis in Sri Lanka: Interview with Cardinal Ranjith
Pope Francis in SriLanka: Inter-religious Faith Meeting
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