Attached are Web page addresses from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for background information on Pope John Paul II. The material was first compiled for the award-winning book, Pope John Paul II: A Light for the World, published by Sheed & Ward in October 2003.
Pope John Paul II's biography by John Thavis, Catholic News Service's Rome Bureau Chief.
Significant dates in John Paul's life, focusing primarily on the years since 1978
Saints canonized by John Paul
Blesseds beatified by John Paul
John Paul's travels outside of Italy
John Paul's travels in the United States
The major writings of John Paul