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Popes on the Road

Popes on the Road

Before the late Pope John Paul II became known as the "Pilgrim Pope" for visiting other nations (

a record 125 countries

!) during his years in the Vatican, Pope Paul VI (seen above in an undated photo) originally earned the nickname. As pope between 1963-1978, Paul VI became the first pope

to travel outside the Vatican

by airplane.

(AP photo)



Click through our gallery to see

photos of the late Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI

globetrotting to spiritually mesmerizing and instantly recognizable places.

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