For the past few weeks, the world’s interest has been centered on Rome. The illness and death of pope John Paul II in late March and early April had major television and Internet news services providing 24 hour coverage. Journalists…Read more
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After a long illness, Pope John Paul II died on Saturday evening April 2, 2005. By early Sunday morning, St. Peterâ€™s Square was filled with thousands of mourners, with thousands more flooding in from Trastevere, Prati, and across the bridges…Read more