The Who2 Blog September 2005

The Pope's Last Words

According to BBC News today, the Vatican has reported that the last words of Pope John Paul II were: "Let me go to the house of the Father."

The revelation is part of a chronicle of the last months of the pope's life. The chronicle begins with an entry from 31 January 2005.

His final words were uttered on the evening of the day he died, 2 April 2005.

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