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Papal plaque unveiled

Members of Adelaide’s Polish Catholic community gathered with Archbishop Wilson last month for the unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the visit to South Australian in 1986 of St Pope John Paul II. The first permanent reminder of the only papal visit to the State was commissioned by the Archbishop and following its blessing on October 26, it will be installed on the back wall of the Cathedral. A chalice used by Pope John Paul II during his Mass in Adelaide was used during at the Mass. John Paul II was canonised by Pope Francis on April 27 2014.

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A plaque and photo of Pope John Paul II Photo: Ben Macmahon

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Archbishop Wilson blesses the plaque Photo: Ben Macmahon

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Polish Highlanders: Krystyna and Stanislaw Kolodziej with Archbishop Wilson. Photo: Ben Macmahon

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Archbishop Wilson and Polish community members Photo: Ben Macmahon