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02/06/1979 Millions cheer in communist Poland as Pope comes home

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Nine Days That Changed The World - Official Trailer

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SYND 13 6 79 HIGHLIGHTS OF POPE JOHN PAUL'S VISIT TO POLAND

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Polish Crowd Sings We Want God to St. Pope John Paul II - Defiance Against Communism

In 1979, Pope John Paul II traveled to Poland, where ecstatic crowds constantly surrounded him. This first papal trip to Poland uplifted the nation's spirit and sparked the formation of the Solidarity movement in 1980, which later brought freedom and human rights to his troubled homeland.
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