A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 18, 1979

Rome Bureau Chief Wilton Wynn, who traveled with Pope John Paul II through Poland for this week's cover story, is no stranger to papal tours. He flew twice with Pope Paul VI and had a chat with John Paul II on the new Pontiffs trip to Mexico last January. Wynn reports great differences between the two as air passengers. "Pope Paul established the habit of visiting the press section during each flight," recalls Wynn. "But he was reserved and a bit shy. He would shake each newsman's hand, murmur a greeting, and then return to his compartment." But when John Paul...

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