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Vatican newspaper: Spontaneous “World Youth Day” bids farewell to Pope

Apr 4, 2005

The Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano called the presence of large numbers of young people in St. Peter’s Square gathered to... Read more

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Poles make plans to attend Pope’s funeral

Apr 4, 2005

Thousands of Poles are making their way to Rome to attend the funeral mass of their most well-known and well-loved... Read more

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President Bush to attend Pope’s funeral, calls Pope ‘godly man’

Apr 4, 2005

President George W. Bush will lead a U.S. delegation to Vatican City for the funeral mass of Pope John Paul... Read more

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Latin American presidents praise work of John Paul II in the region

Apr 4, 2005

Leaders from across Latin America are praising the legacy and work of Pope John Paul II in the region and... Read more

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Pope built bridge between Catholics and Evangelicals, says Evangelical leader

Apr 4, 2005

“If Evangelicals, like me, could have claimed a Pope as our own, he would have been John Paul II,” said... Read more

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National Right to Life praises John Paul II as ‘a strong defender of life’

Apr 4, 2005

The National Right to Life in Washington D.C. recently added its voice to the millions worldwide in praising Pope John... Read more

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Kansans vote to protect marriage as union of one man and one woman

Apr 4, 2005

Citizens of Kansas are headed to the polls today to vote on a state constitutional amendment that would protect marriage... Read more

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Christian themes will be allowed at Denver Christmas parade

Apr 4, 2005

A hotly contested, but long held ban on religiously themed floats in a Denver Christmas parade was lifted this week... Read more

Pope John Paul’s funeral mass set for Friday morning

Apr 3, 2005

Pope John Paul II's funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Square Friday at 10 a.m., Rome time, the... Read more

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World leaders praise life of John Paul II

Apr 3, 2005

U.S. President George Bush was among a throng of world leaders who have been praising the life and memory of... Read more

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Pope remembered as great defender of human life

Apr 3, 2005

A number of pro-life groups are paying tribute to Pope John Paul II, who spent his nearly 26 years as... Read more

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Catholic Charities USA pays tribute to Pope of ‘justice and charity’

Apr 3, 2005

Pope John Paul II deep commitment to charity and justice was “a source of inspiration, affirmation, love, and hope for... Read more

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John Paul II is ‘role model for the world’: Catholic League

Apr 3, 2005

Pope John Paul II was, and always will be, “a role model for the world,” said Catholic League president William... Read more

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PA Catholic Conference Statement on the Death of Pope John Paul II

Apr 3, 2005

The life and leadership of Pope John Paul II were inspiring, even in the physical weakness of his later years,... Read more

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John Paul ‘ignited joy and determination’ in Canadian Church: CCCB

Apr 3, 2005

Pope John Paul II “ignited joy and a determination to persevere, no matter the challenges, because of his belief that... Read more

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Denver, site of city-changing World Youth Day-mourns Pope John Paul

Apr 3, 2005

Hundreds of faithful gathered at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Denver overflowed onto Colfax Ave. last evening... Read more

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‘John Paul II’s dedication to young people revitalized the face of the Catholic Church’

Apr 3, 2005

Emily Stimpson, a graduate student at Franciscan University of Steubenville, was 25 when she first read Karol Wojtyla (who would... Read more

Cardinal Sodano celebrates first Mass for eternal repose of John Paul II

Apr 2, 2005

With more than 100,000 gathered in St. Peter’s Square, Cardinal Angelo Sodano presided this Sunday at the first Mass for... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput: John Paul II ‘radiated hope in an age with so little of it’

Apr 2, 2005

Joining his voice with the rest of the world in mourning the death of Pope John Paul II, Archbishop Charles... Read more

Pope’s body lies in state, faithful to pay homage tomorrow

Apr 2, 2005

The body of Pope John Paul II lay in state Sunday at the Apostolic Palace as members of the Roman... Read more