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Catholics Celebrate Pope's 25 Years

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Catholics Celebrate Pope's 25 Years

Catholics Celebrate Pope's 25 Years

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Tens of thousands of people are converging on the Vatican for Friday's celebration of John Paul II's 25th year as pope. His papacy is the fourth-longest in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.