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04/10/1965 Pope visits the US for the first time in history

Pope Paul VI was the first reigning Pope to visit the United States. He met with the President Lyndon B. Johnson in the New York City and wanted to address the United Nations and promote peace, especially as conflict between India and Pakistan was heating up.

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