Life of John Paul II

A look back on the life of Pope John Paul II, who is being canonized Sunday along with Pope John XXIII.

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II AS A YOUNG SEMINARY STUDENT IN POLAND. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II WAVES FROM THE CENTRAL BALCONY OF ST. PETERS ON THE DAY OF HIS ELECTION. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II LIES INJURED AFTER BEING SHOT BY TURKISH GUNMAN MEHMET ALI AGCA IN THIS 13MAY1981 ... ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II RECOVERS IN ROME HOSPITAL BED SIX DAYS AFTER BEING SHOT. Karishma Singh Reuters

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II TALKS WITH GUNMAN AHMET ALI AGCA IN ROME PRISON. julia hatfield reuters

  • POPE TRAVELS IN HIS POPEMOBILE THROUGH RURAL NEWFOUNDLAND. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Pope John Paul II releases a dove during ceremonies in Guasmo. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II DURING A TRIP IN POLAND. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE GREETS AN OFFICIAL OF ITALY'S AMERICAN CIRCUS. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • PRINCESS DIANA AND PRINCE CHARLES MEET WITH POPE JOHN PAUL II AT VATICAN. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL IN A GONDOLA IN THE GRAND CANAL IN THE VENICE LAGOON. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE HOLDS MOTHER TERESA'S HAND AFTER VISITING HER HOME FOR THE DESTITUTE AND DYING IN INDIA. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE WATCHES HEAD-HUNTERS PERFORM IN INDIA. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II WITH RABBIS IN ROME. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE WITH LOCAL WARRIOR IN FIJI. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • File photo of Pope John Paul II waving to the crowd during an open-air mass in Buenos Aires. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II SHAKES HANDS WITH U.S. PRESIDENT REAGAN DURING MEETING AT VATICAN. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE BLESSES MUTILATED VICTIM OF MOZAMBIQUE WAR. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II HUGS YOUNG GIRL IN ANTANANARIVO IN MADAGASCAR. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE TOUCHES HANDS WITH THE CROWD AT OROPAA. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE IN FEATHERED HAT DURING TRIP TO CHAD. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II MEETS SOVIET LEADER GORBACHEV AT PRIVATE AUDIENCE AT VATICAN. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • U.S. PRESIDENT BUSH APPLAUDS POPE IN ROME FOLLOWING THE ROME NATO SUMMIT. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II WALKS BY THE "HILL OF CROSSES" IN LITHUANIA. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • President Bill Clinton poses with Pope John Paul II, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Dorothy Rodham, mother of Hillary Clinton, at the Vatican Clarissa Cavalheiro Clarissa Cavalheiro

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II KISSES THE FOOT OF A PRIEST. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Mandela and Pope listen to national anthems at Johannesburg Airport. Liz Daly Reuters

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II WAVES TO CROWDS AS HE STANDS IN THE CENTRAL OF ST PETER'S BASILICA. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • CASTRO STOPS TO SHOW POPE JOHN PAUL II HIS WATCH DURING ARRIVAL CEREMONY AT JOSE MARTI AIRPORT. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Pope John Paul II take a rest on his arrival at the altar for a celebration of a mass in Maribor Sep.. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II STANDS ON TOP OF MOUNT NEBO IN JORDAN. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II SITS BETWEEN CHIEF RABBI LAU AND SHEIIKH AL-TAMIMI. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II PRAYS AT WESTERN WALL IN JERUSALEM. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II ARRIVES AT TOR VERGATA CAMPUS. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL MEETS U.S. PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH AT HIS CASTELGANDOLFO SUMMER RESIDENCE. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE'S WEEKLY GENERAL AUDIENCE IN VATICAN. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II LOOKS AT THE CROWD DURING WELCOMING CEREMONY IN SOFIA. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II BLESSES BONES OF INDIGENOUS MEXICAN MARTYR DURING MASS IN MEXICO CITY. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • YEAREND PICTURES 2002. Hamish Crooks Reuters

  • POPE JOHN PAUL II PRAYS IN FRONT OF HIS PARENTS' GRAVES IN KRAKOW CEMETERY. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • A GUST OF WIND BLOWS THE POPE'S CASSOCK DURING HIS WEEKLY AUDIENCE AT THE VATICAN. ExeUser ExeUser ExeUser

  • Pope John Paul II looks at a one of the two doves released by children from the window of his ... Hamish Crooks Reuters

  • A man kneels after hearing the news of the death of Pope John Paul II during a vigil in ... Hamish Crooks Reuters

  • The body of Pope John Paul II lies in state in the Saint Peter's Basilica as a Bishop prays at ... Rachel Palmer Reuters

  • Polish faithful lights candles during special mass for the late Pope John Paul II at Blonie grand in ... Li Yann Long Reuters

  • A group of nuns cry as they watch the funeral ceremony for the late Pope John Paul II on a giant ... Hamish Crooks Reuters

  • Pall bearers carry the coffin of Pope John Paull II into a packed Saint Peter's Square as ... Li Yann Long Reuters