Kottayam, Republic of India
POPE JOHN PAUL II BLESSES NUNS AT CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD IN KERALA.
Pope John Paul II blesses nuns at the Church of the Good Sheperd in Kottayam in the Kerala State February 8, 1986, where he beatified two persons of the Syro-Malabar rite. More than 350,000 gathered to see the Pontiff. SCANNED FROM NEGATIVE REUTERS/M. Wolfe MM/CMC