As we mark Blessed John Paul’s first feast day, some of us may have forgotten what a shock it was when the news was announced that the new pope would be a cardinal from Poland. No one even knew how to pronounce his name. And the crowd in St. Peter’s Square was genuinely stunned. Hear their reaction below, in this little time capsule from ABC News. A generation later, it still gives goosebumps.
October 22, 2011 by 17 Comments