People: Dec. 8, 1986

The 24,000-mile journey would have tired even the most zealous globetrotter, so it was understandable if Pope John Paul II appeared just a trifle fatigued during his seven-day visit to Australia last week. Arriving directly from a six-day tour of Bangladesh, Singapore, Fiji and New Zealand, the peripatetic Pontiff marked his first visit to the island continent with a blitz that , included stops in the capital, Canberra, the state capitals of Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, and the outlying -- very outlying -- city of Darwin and town of Alice Springs. Despite the hectic pace, his Holiness was...

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