Pope John Paul II visited Ukraine in 2001 when Leonid Kuchma, the man who tried to balance between Moscow and the West, was still in power and the Ukrainian people were still prey to a post-colonial syndrome with an inferiority complex towards their Russian neighbors. This is why, when the Polish pope visited Ukraine, he […]
The newest John Paul II exhibition in Kraków opens today, on the 40th anniversary of Karol Wojtyła becoming the Pope. “From all my heart, I hope that the Holy Pope will work among us once again,” retired pope Benedict XVI told the organizers.
The famous popemobile, in which John Paul II took his first pilgrimage to Poland, has been reconstructed and placed in a museum built especially for it. The vehicle is a revamped version of the Polish car model Star 660.
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