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ISO 639 Icon en.svg Personal coat of arms of Pope John Paul II.

"Azure a cross or, the upright placed to dexter and the crossbar enhanced, in sinister base an M of the same." (on a blue shield, a golden cross, off-centered to the upper left, with a capital M in the lower right corner).

As a bishop, Karol Woytila used this design with the cross and letter in black instead of gold. As this violated the heraldic "tincture's canon" (black on blue, color on color) upon his election as pope, Vatican heraldist Monsignor Bruno Bernard Haim suggested he replace black by gold (Raul Pardo, 2 April 2005, Joe McMillan, 20 April 2005). Personal Flag and Arms of John Paul II (

ISO 639 Icon pl.svgHerb Jana Pawła II

Español: Escudo del papa Juan Pablo II. De azur, una cruz de oro desplazada al cantón diestro y con la letra “M” de oro en el cantón siniestro de la punta.
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current14:08, 18 January 2014Thumbnail for version as of 14:08, 18 January 2014825 × 1,000 (57 KB)Goran tek-en (talk | contribs)changed according to requester
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20:55, 31 May 2007Thumbnail for version as of 20:55, 31 May 2007822 × 1,000 (80 KB)Magul (talk | contribs)== Opis == {{Information |Description= {{pl|Herb Jana Pawła II-ego}} {{en|Pope John Paul II's coat of arms]]}} |Source= [[:Image:Ioannes_Paulus_IICoAs
20:52, 31 May 2007Thumbnail for version as of 20:52, 31 May 2007822 × 1,000 (80 KB)Magul (talk | contribs)== Opis == {{Information |Description= {{pl|Herb Jana Pawła II-ego}} {{en|Pope John Paul II's coat of arms]]}} |Source= [[:Image:Ioannes_Paulus_IICoAs
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