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|Caption||Pope John Paul II addresses the crowd at Knock, County Mayo,...|
|Programme||Pope John Paul II in Ireland|
Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005)
Pope John Paul II addresses the crowd at Knock, County Mayo, during his visit to Ireland on 30 September 1979. His private secretary Fr John McGee, now the Bishop of Cloyne, is standing behind him. The Pope celebrated an open-air Mass for the sick during his Knock visit.
Pope John Paul II spent three days in Ireland from 29 September to 1 October 1979.
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(30/Sep/1979 - 30/Sep/1979)