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The world would later receive him as Saint Pope John Paul II.His name was Karol (Polish for Karl or Charles) Josef Wojtyla. However, given the disparity in numbers, he recounts that young Karol would volunteer to play on the Jewish team in order to make the game more competitive and even out the odds. Jerzy later participated in the dialogue which led to the extension of the Vatican's diplomatic recognition of the State of Israel.He was the second of two sons born to Karol Wojtyla and Emilia Kaczorowska. His eldest brother Edmund, a doctor, died in 1932 and his father, a non-commissioned army officer died in 1941.He made his First Holy Communion at age 9 and was confirmed at 18.A childhood friend named Szczepan Mogielnicki told one news source that "he lost his childhood at 12, when he lost his brother... Even when he played sports, he was very concentrated, but of course, he had a lot of passion.He was a very noble person, and he expressed things in a very noble way, but there was no folly." Father Karol and son Karol lived in a one room apartment behind the parish church.He has also convened six plenary meetings of the College of Cardinals.From 1978 to today the Holy Father has presided at 15 Synods of Bishops : six ordinary (1980, 1983, 1987, 1990, 1994, 2001), one extraordinary (1985) and eight special (1980, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998[2] and 1999).

Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, on May 18, 1920.

No other Pope has encountered so many individuals like John Paul II: to date, more than 16,700,000 pilgrims have participated in the General Audiences held on Wednesdays (more than 1,000).

Such figure is without counting all other special audiences and religious ceremonies held [more than 8 million pilgrims during the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000 alone] and the millions of faithful met during pastoral visits made in Italy and throughout the world.

He finished his doctorate in theology in 1948 with a thesis on the topic of faith in the works of St. At that time, during his vacations, he exercised his pastoral ministry among the Polish immigrants of France, Belgium and Holland. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, on May 18, 1920.

He finished his doctorate in theology in 1948 with a thesis on the topic of faith in the works of St. At that time, during his vacations, he exercised his pastoral ministry among the Polish immigrants of France, Belgium and Holland.