New Yorkers Remember a Man of Values New Yorkers reflect on the life and lessons of Pope John Paul II. Included among the memories: his ability to forgive his would-be assassin, the strength of his convictions and his often-repeated entreaty: "don't be afraid."
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A visitor to St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York stops Saturday to gaze for a few moments at a statue of Pope John Paul II. Reuters hide caption

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New Yorkers reflect on the life and lessons of Pope John Paul II. Included among the memories: his ability to forgive his would-be assassin, the strength of his convictions and his often-repeated entreaty: "don't be afraid."