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Photo of the Day | Mon Jun 12 2017
SAINT JOHN PAUL THE GREAT,LECH WALESA

Arturo Mari | AP Photo

Photo of the Day: June 12, 2017

Polish Solidarity leader Lech Walesa receives the Holy Communion from the hand of Saint John Paul the Great (Pope John Paul II)., during a mass held in the Zaspa district of Gdansk, Poland on Friday, June 12, 1987. The pope met Walesa one day before also in a private meeting.

“Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.” — Saint John Paul the Great

Photograph by Arturo Mari via the Associated Press Archives

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