OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards (www.paradigmtradingcards.com) today announced their release “A Pope for the Ages” a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set features a highlight in the life of one of the most influential men of the last century.

Caption: Trading Card of Pope John Paul II with Ronald Reagan.

“A Pope for the Ages” trading cards are limited to just 25,000 sets,” said Mark Currier, President of Paradigm Trading Cards. “We realize that this is an extremely limited quantity for a man that is admired by hundreds of millions of people around the world, but we are committed to keeping our production numbers low in order to ensure the long term value of this commemorative edition.”

Each trading card set is individually numbered, and the 20th card in every set is an Official Certificate of Authenticity. Randomly inserted in the factory-sealed set boxes are 3 limited edition trading cards. This will be one of the most limited set of cards ever produced and each card will be individually hand numbered out of a run of only 4,000. The odds of getting one of these special limited edition cards in any given set are one in eight. As an added bonus, each set will also include a commemorative card of the new Pope Benedict XVI on his inauguration day.

“Pope John Paul II is without a doubt one of the most influential world leaders of the last century,” said Currier. “Not content with just being a spiritual leader, John Paul II made it his responsibility to awaken the world to the dignity of human rights. Pope John Paul II will forever be remembered as a great man of God, and as a man of the people. He was indeed, a Pope for the ages.”

The Paradigm Trading Card Company is committed to chronicling and honoring the lives of men and women who have a tremendous impact on the world we live in.

To order A Pope for the Ages limited edition tradition cards, or for more information visit: www.johnpauliitradingcards.com.

Contact: Mark Currier, President of Paradigm Trading Cards, +1-405-715-0728 ext. 204, or support@paradigmtradingcards.com.

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