Pope John Paul II’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 18, 1920

Death Date

April 2, 2005

Age of Death

84 years


Religious Leader

The religious leader Pope John died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Second longest-serving pope in history who was the leader of the Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005. He was one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century who worked to bring together Christians, Jews, and Muslims. He was canonized as a Saint in April of 2014.

He had two older siblings.



“When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.” (Pope John Paul II)


“Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.” (Pope John Paul II)


“You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.” (Pope John Paul II)


“Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.” (Pope John Paul II)


“The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.” (Pope John Paul II)