Ailing Pope Beatifies Mother Teresa

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Hundreds of thousands of Catholic faithful pack St. Peter's Square in Rome for the beatification ceremony of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The ailing Pope John II is visibly moved, but for the first time, he is unable to read even a portion of his homily.

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