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 Funeral Pictures of Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The crowds for the funeral Mass — estimated at 4-5 million — were giddy and tearful, joyous and reverent.
Pope John Paul II's coffin is taken to the grottos beneath St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican
In his homily, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger described the pope as "a priest to the very end" and traced the extraordinary arc of the pope's life from his days as a factory worker in Poland to leader of the world's more than 1 billion Catholics.
www.religion-cults.com /pope/funeral.htm   (164 words)

  
 Funeral of Pope John Paul II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pope John Paul's funeral brought together the single largest gathering of heads of state in history, surpassing the funeral of Winston Churchill.
The body of Pope John Paul II was dressed in his vestments and moved to the Clementine Hall on the third level considered the second floor of the Apostolic Palace on April 3.
Borne on the shoulders of the Papal Gentlemen, the coffin of Pope John Paul II is taken from the altar for the Rite of Interment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Funeral_of_Pope_John_Paul_II   (5011 words)

  
 NPR : The Funeral of John Paul II
Pope John Paul II Buried in the Vatican
April 8, 2005 ·; Pope John Paul II was buried in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican Friday, after a three-hour funeral ceremony.
The presence of three U.S. presidents at the funeral is a departure from past practice, and is one sign that international politics are alive beyond the pomp and circumstance.
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 CNN.com - Events to follow the funeral of Pope John Paul II - Apr 8, 2005
Coffin of Pope John Paul II is taken to St. Peters Basilica.
Pope John Paul II began writing his will in 1979 and revised it many times.
The pope's body was then displayed for the public at St. Peter's Basilica for more than three days before Friday's public funeral at St. Peter's Square and private burial in the basilica's crypt.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/europe/04/08/ritual.pope.death   (780 words)

  
 Pope John Paul II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Paul II was a considered a conservative on doctrine and issues relating to reproduction and the ordination of women.
John Paul II said that it was up to the United Nations to solve the international conflict through diplomacy and that a unilateral aggression is a crime against peace and a violation of international law.
John Paul II was criticized from the left for his support of the Opus Dei prelature and the canonization of its founder, Jose María Escrivá, whose detractors call him an admirer of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pope_John_Paul_II   (8760 words)

  
 World watches funeral of John Paul II
In John Paul's hometown of Wadowice in southern Poland, thousands gathered in front of the church where he was baptized.
John Paul was popular in the Philippines, Asia's most populous Roman Catholic nation, drawing massive crowds during his two visits.
Pope Benedict XVI urged the world to consider children who are abused, hungry and unloved as he presided over Christmas midnight mass at St. Peter's Basilica early Monday.
www.cbc.ca /world/story/2005/04/08/pope-world050408.html   (1419 words)

  
 The Funeral of Pope John Paul II (washingtonpost.com)
Pope Alexander VI, the Borgia Pope, is I understand buried beneath the Basilica where Pope John Paul II is being buried today.
The popes of the renaissance and baroque lived like Kings, for they were the rulers of the secular world at that time, and because they lived lavish lifestyles many people think that they were just rich guys partying on the church's money.
Pope's hearts have not been buried with their bodies in teh past-but buried somewhere that means something to them.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A34668-2005Apr7.html   (5330 words)

  
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The world's youngest generation remembers Pope John Paul II as a kindly, frail man who blessed the nations from his balcony.
Both as archbishop and as pope, his courage and his faith in the power of prayer sparked the solidarity movement that helped bring down the iron curtain.
Pope John Paul II: The Lion and the Lamb, by Deacon Keith Fournier
www.cbn.com /special/popeTribute2005   (552 words)

  
 Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, visited this parish three times, twice as a cardinal in 1969 and 1976, and once as pope in 1979.
Procession In Honor of Pope John Paul II The Polish community invites the public to join in a procession of prayer for the Holy Father beginning at 10 a.m.
The public is invited to join the administration, faculty, staff and students of Pope John Paul II School for a memorial Mass for the Holy Father at 10 a.m.
www.archdiocese-chgo.org /pope_0401/pope_index.shtm   (887 words)

  
 EWTN News: HOMILY OF THE FUNERAL MASS OF POPE JOHN PAUL II
Homily delivered at the funeral of Pope John Paul II by the Dean of the College of Cardinals, 8 April 2005
Our Pope - and we all know this - never wanted to make his own life secure, to keep it for himself; he wanted to give of himself unreservedly, to the very last moment, for Christ and thus also for us.
Impelled by this vision, the Pope suffered and loved in communion with Christ, and that is why the message of his suffering and his silence proved so eloquent and so fruitful.
www.ewtn.com /JohnPaul2/_mourning/news/index9.asp   (1743 words)

  
 Funeral of Pope John Paul II April 2005
Personal mementos, messages and drawings are left at an impromptu shrine as mourners queue to see the body of Pope John Paul II as he lies in state in St Peter's Basilica in Rome April 7, 2005.
A police sniffer dog moves through St Peter's Square as security levels are raised prior to the funeral of Pope John Paul II in Rome April 7, 2005.
Mourners queue to see the body of Pope John Paul II as he lies in state in St Peter's Basilica in Rome April 7, 2005.
www.darrinzammitlupi.com /popefuneral/index_3.htm   (349 words)

  
 Democracy Now! | The Funeral of Pope John Paul II
As the funeral of Pope John Paul II takes place in Saint Peter's Square, we go to Rome to get a report on what is being called one of the most momentous funerals in world history.
The funeral of Pope John Paul II is under way in St. Peter's Square in Rome.
John Paul's 26-year leadership of the Roman Catholic Church was the third longest in history and he was the first non-Italian pope in over 400 years.
www.democracynow.org /article.pl?sid=05/04/08/1346217   (1512 words)

  
 Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Pope John Paul II | PBS
Kim Lawton reports from Rome on the funeral of Pope John Paul II and the process for electing a new pope as the cardinals gather at the Vatican for their conclave.
Pope John Paul II's accomplishments in interfaith relations are assessed, as well as the future of interreligious dialogue and Catholic views about salvation.
The importance of the spiritual legacy of Pope John Paul II is discussed, along with its connection to his legacy on social issues and its relation to the spirituality of the next pope.
www.pbs.org /wnet/religionandethics/index_vatican.html   (454 words)

  
 PM - Funeral for Pope John Paul II begins
Earlier, the Pope's body was placed in its plain cypress wood coffin, in front of senior church members and friends of the Pope.
In fact, it was one of the Pope's most important overseas trips early in his pontificate, when he went to Canterbury and prayed beside Robert Runcie in that great service that focused attention on the saints and martyrs of the 20th Century in Canterbury Cathedral.
STEPHEN CRITTENDEN: Yes indeed and… well, not mended in fact, that's I think one of John Paul's great griefs is that despite the fact that he tried so hard for so long, right to the end in fact, to build bridges with the Russians in particular, that was not to be.
www.abc.net.au /pm/content/2005/s1341479.htm   (1455 words)

  
 Funeral of Pope John Paul II April 2005
The end of the queue around 6.30pm on Ponte Umberto I as mourners queue to see the body of Pope John Paul II as he lies in state in St Peter's Basilica in Rome April 6, 2005.
Mexican mourners queue to see the body of Pope John Paul II as he lies in state in St Peter's Basilica as a civil protection volunteer hands out bottles of water in Rome April 7, 2005.
A Knights of Malta paramedic watches mourners queuing to see the body of Pope John Paul II as he lies in state in St Peter's Basilica in Rome April 7, 2005.
www.darrinzammitlupi.com /popefuneral/index_2.htm   (397 words)

  
 NBC5.com - Pope John Paul II
Pope Benedict says God didn't listen to him when he prayed during last week's conclave not to be elected to head the Catholic church.
Pope Benedict XVI enters the papal apartments in the Vatican for the first time.
Pope Benedict XVI celebrates his first mass with the men who elected him in the place where they did so.
www.nbc5.com /popejohnpaul   (109 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | In Pictures | In pictures: Pope's funeral
Friday's funeral for Pope John Paul II was both a public and a personal event.
Friday's event was one of the largest funerals in history.
Pope John Paul II's marble tomb carries his name in Latin, Ioannes Paulus II, and the years of his papacy, 1978-2005.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/in_pictures/4423483.stm   (165 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Breakfast | The funeral of Pope John Paul II
A special edition of Breakfast this morning reported live from Rome, where the final preparations are being made for the funeral of Pope John Paul II.
And, we be reported live from the Pope's home city of Krakow in Poland, where millions are expected to mourn his passing.
It was in Krakow that the late pope presided over the largest mass in Polish history - in what was to become his last visit to his homeland in 2002.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/programmes/breakfast/4420145.stm   (606 words)

  
 TheIndyChannel.com - Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II Dies After Long Illness
In his first Mass as pope, the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger promised "concrete acts" to reunify all Christians, saying unity is his "primary task." More
Pope Benedict XVI enters his new living quarters for the first time.
www.theindychannel.com /popejohnpaul   (100 words)

  
 Funeral of Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Funeral of Pope John Paul II Associated Press
Nuns pray as they wait for the funeral ceremony of Pope John Paul II in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Friday, April 8, 2005.
Royalty, political power brokers and multitudes of the faithful will pay their last respects to Pope at a funeral promising to be one of the largest Western religious gatherings of modern times.
www.billingsgazette.com /newgallery/20050408popefuneral/fpope.php   (65 words)

  
 Pope John Paul the most revered human being on earth popejohnpaul.com
Pope John Paul the most revered human being on earth popejohnpaul.com
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Infection causing high fever in pope - March 31 2005
www.popejohnpaul.com   (59 words)

  
 CNN.com - Special Reports - Pope John Paul II
CNN.com - Special Reports - Pope John Paul II An influential pontiff
Voicing a strong moral vision, Pope John Paul II forged a legacy as one of the Catholic Church's most influential and controversial leaders.
The 264th pontiff traveled more and beatified more people than any pope in history, and supporters and critics alike agree on the immense significance of his 26-year papacy.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/2005/pope   (82 words)

  
 The funeral of Pope John Paul II
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The grottos form a cramped underground cemetery beneath St. Peter's Basilica where pontiffs throughout the ages, royals and even an emperor have been laid to rest.
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www.daytondailynews.com /photo/content/news/gallery/popefuneral3.html   (66 words)

  
 CARDINAL RATZINGER CELEBRATES FUNERAL OF POPE JOHN PAUL II on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, dean of the College of Cardinals, uses incense to bless the casket of Pope John Paul II during his funeral Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 8.
Many of the world's most powerful leaders joined hundreds of thousands of humble pilgrims in the square to say goodbye to the Polish pontiff, who died April 2 at age 84.
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 KTVU.com - Pope John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In his first Mass as pope, the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger promised "concrete acts" to reunify all Christians, saying unity is his "primary task." More Details
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 The Funeral of Pope John Paul II ,Video and Audio from washingtonpost.com
The Funeral of Pope John Paul II,Video and Audio from washingtonpost.com
Video of the funeral service for Pope John Paul II held at the Vatican in Rome.
Use these links to jump to different parts of the funeral service.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/mmedia/world/040805-7v.htm   (48 words)

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