Ian Traynor, central Europe correspondent
Saturday December 10, 2005
The Guardian

The two rooms and a kitchen in southern Poland where Karol Wojtyla was born in 1920 is now a shrine to the memory of the late Pope John Paul II, visited by up to 5,000 pilgrims every day.
The property, owned by the heirs of a local Jewish family living in the US, is also now the target of a discreet bidding war pitting the Archbishop of Krakow, the pontiff’s former confidante, against Polish and American Jewish organisations
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