Category Archives: Papal Visit 1982

My heart’s in the Highlands

Well, I’ve arrived safely in Bellahouston Park. The place is bathed in glorious sunshine, and inside the Media tent, at least, it is very warm. As I write a group of Scottish schoolchildren are singing ‘My heart’s in the Highlands’ … Continue reading

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Heart speaking to heart

Patrick Ward writes… I was eight years old when Pope John Paul II visited the UK back in 1982. I remember it well. Me and my family went to Speke Airport in Liverpool to see him.  It was a big … Continue reading

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