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Hopeful Pilgrims Ignore Pleas to Stay Out of Rome

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Hopeful Pilgrims Ignore Pleas to Stay Out of Rome

Hopeful Pilgrims Ignore Pleas to Stay Out of Rome

Hopeful Pilgrims Ignore Pleas to Stay Out of Rome

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One day before Pope John Paul II's funeral, pilgrims are ignoring official requests to stay away from the city center. Trains, buses and planes continue to carry the faithful to Rome, where they hope to bid farewell to the Pope.