Pope John Paul II in Strasbourg


Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum
Warszawa, Poland

Protected by a pane of glass, Pope John Paul II watches faithful from a boat sailing down the Rhine river, 9 October 1988, near Strasbourg.
At right, Vatican City and European flags fly. The pontiff visited the European institutions of Strasbourg and the dioceses of Strasbourg, Metz and Nancy. It was his 40th International Pastoral visit.


  • Title: Pope John Paul II in Strasbourg
  • Date: 1988-10-09
  • Location: Strasbourg, France
  • Credit: Derrick Ceyrac/AFP/East News
  • Copyright: Derrick Ceyrac/AFP/East News
  • Collection: 1989

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