Did You Know?

* John Paul II has made 95 foreign apostolic trips, traveling a total of 928 days and 723,187 miles, over three times the distance to the moon.

* John Paul has delivered more than 3,000 speeches as Pope and during his trips he has spent more than 11 percent of his pontificate outside of Rome.

* He has written 13 encyclicals, canonized 452 Saints and held eight consistories naming a total of 201 cardinals.

* He has presided over 1,009 weekly general audiences in the presence of more than 16 million pilgrims.

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