Monument To Pope John Paul 03 - Dili, Timor-Leste

Pope John Paul II's visit to Timor-Leste in 1989 is marked as a seminal moment in Timorese history. Many resistance members saw this affirmation by a world leader as critical to driving popular support for the cause of Timorese independence. This monument commemorating his visit was unveiled in June, 2008.

October, 2008


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