Catholics Celebrate Pope's 25 Years 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.
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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.