Sri Chinmoy first meets with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, Vatican City. Read more...


St. Peter’s Square, The Vatican

Sri Chinmoy’s account of the meeting

My first audience with Pope John Paul II took place at the Vatican less than two years after his election. The Pope showed me so much affection and love. I presented him with a pamphlet showing our work at the United Nations. The Holy Father was beaming with joy and enthusiasm. He powerfully grasped my right elbow and said, “Special blessings to you. Special greetings to your members. We shall continue together.”

Published in Pope John Paul II: God’s Heart-Prize winner