NEWS STORY: Talk of `John Paul the Great’ Also Fuels Talk of Sainthood

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) As millions converge on St. Peter’s Square for the pope’s Friday (April 8) funeral, many close to the church speculate they may soon be chanting “Magna,” or “the Great” _ an honorific that has been bestowed on only two other popes. Some say calling the late pontiff “John Paul […]

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