NEWS STORY: Half Million Pilgrims Expected for Pope’s Holy Week Observances

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c. 2000 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY _ Some 500,000 pilgrims are expected to take part in this year’s Holy Week observances, a high point of Roman Catholic Jubilee 2000 celebrations presided over by an aging but determined Pope John Paul II. Rome city officials estimated that 120,000 visitors from outside Italy and 230,000 from […]

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