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04/04/05 – Vatican City

Pope John Paul II's Funeral Set for Friday

Pope John Paul II's funeral at St. Peter's Basilica set for Friday; cardinals meet to elect successor More>>

Walnut Ridge, AR -- Lauren Payne Reports

Local Reaction To Announcement Of New Pope

"It will be interesting to see the influence he will have on the church during his papacy," said Father John Marconi, of Paragould.  More>>

Vatican City

John Paul's Funeral Mass Concludes

   Region 8 Catholics pay final tribute to the pope with special afternoon and evening services. More>>

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    Pope's Final Moments Included Mass

    Pope's Final Moments Included Mass

    The Vatican celebrated a Mass for Pope John Paul II and he received the sacrament for the sick and dying for the second time this week in the 97 minutes before he died on Saturday.
  • Biography of Pope John Paul II

    Biography of Pope John Paul II

    Karol Józef Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometers from Cracow, on May 18, 1920. Read more on the extraordinary life of Pope John Paul.
    Karol Józef Wojtyla , known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometers from Cracow , on May 18, 1920. Read more on the extraordinary life of Pope John Paul.
  • Passing Of The Pope

    Passing Of The Pope

    Learn the process the Roman Catholic Church goes through to appoint a new pontiff.
    Learn the process the Roman Catholic Church goes through to appoint a new pontiff.
  • How Is A Pope Elected?

    How Is A Pope Elected?

    The election of a new pope is a process that is steeped in rich history
    The election of a new pope is a process that is steeped in rich history
  • List Of Popes

    List Of Popes

    Here is a list of every Pope and the years that they served.
    Here is a list of every Pope and the years that they served.
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