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Pope's Condition Worsens

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Pope's Condition Worsens

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Pope's Condition Worsens

Pope's Condition Worsens

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Pope John Paul II is in serious condition. The Vatican says the 84-year-old pontiff's breathing is shallow and his kidneys are failing after a urinary tract infection. Tens of thousands have gathered in St. Peters Square in Rome to pray.