John Paul II’s ‘soulmate’ dies at 101

John Paul II’s ‘soulmate’ dies at 101 Wanda Póltawska, a longtime friend and soulmate to St John Paul II, holds a copy of a book she wrote in a bookstore in Turin, Italy, in this 2008 file photo. Photo: OSV News/Guglielmo Lobera, Catholic Press Photo

Polish psychiatrist, Wanda Póltawska, often referred to as St John Paul II’s ‘soulmate’ due to the depth of their friendship and extent of their correspondence, has died in Kraków at the age of 101. Originally from Lublin in eastern Poland, Ms Póltawska was a member of the Polish underground that fought the Nazis during World…

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