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Photos: On this day – May 13, 1981 – Pope John Paul II shot in St. Peter’s Square in Rome

Posted May 13, 2013

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On this day – May 13, 1981 – Mehmet Ali Ağca attempts to assassinate Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square in Rome. The Pope is rushed to the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic to undergo emergency surgery and survives.(AP, Wikipedia)

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