Pope John Paul II Celebrates Mass at Giants Stadium
December 2, 2010 1 Comment
NJN News Archive: Thursday, October 5, 1995
The first papal mass ever conducted in New Jersey was celebrated by Pope John Paul II at Giants Stadium in Newark on October 5, 1995. Despite the rain, over 80 thousand people flocked to the stadium to be a part of this historic event. After arriving to thunderous applause, in his pope-mobile, Pope John Paul delivered a moving homily during which he referenced the issues of religious freedom, civil rights and abortion.
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