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Yearbook 1996

Vatican City. During the year, Pope John Paul II visited, among others. According to, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Germany and France. Prior to his French visit, the Vatican City was reported to have suffered from an inflamed appendix. In early October, the Pope underwent surgery at a clinic in Rome. After the surgery, which was described as very successful, the doctors also announced that they had not discovered any signs that the Pope would have developed any further cancerous tumor. In 1992, he was operated on for a malignant colon tumor.

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