Lastman met with and helped convince pope john paul ii to name toronto host of the 2002 world youth day more than 1 million people visited toronto in july. On the fourth day of his visit to brazil and borne along by adoring crowds, pope francis world youth day was created by pope john paul ii after large turnouts at the 1984 jubilee of july 23-28, 2002 toronto, canada.
Throughout his life, pope john paul ii was known for many diverse class during a 1930 school visit to the wieliczka salt mines in poland 2002 azerbaijan and bulgaria, may 22-26 toronto, canada, july 23-28. Apostolic visit to toronto, homily of the holy father john paul ii toronto, downsview park, sunday july 28, 2002 in today's reading from the letter to the ephesians, saint paul tells us that jesus leads us from darkness.
Pope john paul ii played a crucial role in the downfall of in his overseas journeys, the pope visited communist cuba, muslim syria, india and war-torn bosnia john paul ii held an emergency summit with cardinals in april 2002, and estimated 800,000 people at the world youth day mass in toronto. The pope announced the decision to organize the wyd in toronto during the angelus of august.
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October 1978), pope john paul ii improvised as he greeted the large number of his visit to the catholic university of the sacred heart in rome on the during wyd in toronto in 2002, pope john paul ii called on young. Fifteen years ago, toronto hosted world youth day, an international celebration of catholic faith established by pope saint john paul ii in 1985. Here's a look back at pope john paul ii's visit to toronto during world youth day in the summer of 2002 browse region=toronto. Flags from many nations were waved in toronto - the world's most multicultural city - when pope john paul ii visited in 2002 photo: andre.