Peter's Basilica honouring the pontiff's request to be placed "in bare earth". While the Pope was visiting the United States of America he said "All human life from the moments of conception and through all subsequent stages is sacred. He was the first reigning pope to travel to the United Kingdom in 1982 where he met Queen Elizabeth II the Supreme Governor of the Church of England.
John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus PP. He is credited with helping to end Communist rule in his native Poland and eventually all of Europe. John Paul II significantly improved the Catholic Church's relations with Judaism Islam the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Anglican Communion.