Pope John Paul II

The gentleman in white in the first row on the left is Pope John Paul II. He is listening to me and a few of my classmates singing a Latin prayer for him (Domine, salvum fac ) on the occasion of our 25th anniversary of ordination in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City State, on Wednesday, April 29, 1998. I am three over and one back to the right of the Pope. We had an opportunity to talk with him briefly, and he mentioned that he knew St. Charles Seminary, which we had attended, and had visited there several times.



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