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Church Mourns Pope's Death, Celebrates Legacy

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Church Mourns Pope's Death, Celebrates Legacy

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Church Mourns Pope's Death, Celebrates Legacy

Church Mourns Pope's Death, Celebrates Legacy

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Church leaders and mourners pray for Pope John Paul II, whose body lies in state at the Clementina Hall at the Vatican. Born Karel Wojtyla in Poland 84 years ago, John Paul died in his Vatican apartment Saturday after leading the Catholic Church for 26 years.