NEWS FEATURE: After 20 years, John Paul II’s mixed legacy for the church

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c. 1998 Religion News Service UNDATED _ When the white smoke rose over the Vatican 20 years ago, few, even among the 111 cardinals casting votes, knew what sort of man they were choosing when on Oct. 16, 1978 they broke with more than 450 years of tradition and named Karol Wojtyla, archbishop of Krakow, […]

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