Pope John Paul

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Pope John Paul is the name of two Popes of the Roman Catholic Church and the only papal name with two names:

  • Pope John Paul I (1978), named after his predecessors John XXIII and Paul VI; died 33 days after his election
  • Pope John Paul II (1978–2005), named after his predecessor John Paul I.


  • "Pope John Paul", a song by the Montreal-based band The Lovely Feathers on their album Hind Hind Legs.
  • Pope John Paul III, the titular character in the 2020 TV show The New Pope

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