People: Oct. 26, 1998

TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL MUST HAVE BEEN A RERUN

JOHN PAUL II is the most traveled Pope in history, but apparently he likes to kick back in the Vatican with the remote every now and then. During a live panel discussion on Italian television celebrating his 20th papal year, the Pope unexpectedly called in to the program, catching everyone by surprise, including his own spokesman, who was among the guests on the show. "I would like to thank all those taking part for everything that they have said and done," the Pope told the show's shocked host, Bruno Vespa. Visibly moved...

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