Jubilee Year Ends Pope John Paul II closes out the jubilee year, shutting the door in St. Peter's Basillica that he opened to mark the beginning of the third millennium of Christianity. Some 25 million pilgrims have visited Rome this jubilee year, to reaffirm their commitment to the faith. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.

Jubilee Year Ends

Jubilee Year Ends

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Pope John Paul II closes out the jubilee year, shutting the door in St. Peter's Basillica that he opened to mark the beginning of the third millennium of Christianity. Some 25 million pilgrims have visited Rome this jubilee year, to reaffirm their commitment to the faith. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.