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Weekly Quote, October 30, 2016: Pope John Paul II

“Every generation of Americans needs to know that freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.”

Pope Saint John Paul II (b. May 18, 1920 – d. April 2, 2005).  Born Karol Józef Wojtyła, Pope John Paul II served as the pontiff from 1978 until his death in 2005.  Born in Poland, he was the first non-Italian pope since 1523.