Our Lady and Pope John Paul II

Our Lady and Pope John Paul II

On October 22, 1978, at his papal installation, Pope John Paul II’s first words spoken to the world were:

“Be not afraid! Open the doors to Christ!”

On this day of March 2, 1982, a woman from the region of Medjugorje asked to be present for the apparition of the visionaries. She came with two large pictures of Pope John Paul II to have Our Lady bless them. When Our Lady appeared, looking at the pictures of the Holy Father, She said:

“He is your father, my angels.”

Our Lady then said, repeating the words of the Holy Father on October 22, 1978:

“Open the door well…”

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