Pres. Donald Trump Wishes Pope St. John Paul II Happy 100th Birthday in Memorial Tweet

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This is awesome! 🙌

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to commemorate the 100th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s birth. The beloved saint and late pope would have turned 100 years old on May 18, 2020.

Here’s his tweet below:

@realDonaldTrump, Twitter

Pres. Trump’s full tweet reads, “Today we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Saint John Paul II. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!”

As of this writing, the tweet generated approximately 50,000 likes and 10,000 retweets.

Here’s what how some people responded:

@LozaLoza74, Twitter

This user said, “I am moved beyond words that this president would take the time to recognize the birthday anniversary of one of our great Saints. St. John Paul II, please pray for us, for our nation, and for @POTUS and his entire family. 🙏🏻🇺🇸”

@KerryAMc, Twitter

Another user said, “He was a great Pope…🙏💖”

@JackPosobiec, Twitter

This user also said, “God bless Saint John Paul the Great! / Thank you, Mr President. 🇺🇸 🇵🇱”

St. John Paul II, please pray for us! 🙏

[See also: President Trump Honors St. John Paul II’s First Mass in Poland: “Millions Live in Freedom Because of St. John Paul II”]

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