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On this day in 1979, Eamonn Casey and Michael Cleary were the warmup act for Pope John Paul II in Ballybrit, Galway.

They wanted to bind us together.

He told us he loved us.

Good times.

Watch in full here.

Previously: Where Were You When We Were Getting High?


He Wore Protection

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Sinéad O’Connor singing Bob Marley’s ‘War’ on Saturday Night Live in October 1992.

Pope John Paul II was ‘no saint but a man who covered up sin’ (Nick Squires, Daily Telegraph)

What Pope John Paul II could have learned from Sinéad O’Connor (Michael Brendan Dougherty, The Week)