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Flowers for Pope John Paul II

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Flowers placed at the base of a statue of St John Paul, outside the Polish Catholic Church of Christ the King, Balham, London Borough of Wandsworth, 13 April 2020.  The first non-Italian pope since the sixteenth century, John Paul was born Karol Józef Wojtyla in Poland in 1920, elected pope in 1978, died in 2005, and was canonised in 2014.



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