82611Pope dies at 84
- Apr 2, 2005http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=514&u=/ap/20050402/ap_on_re_eu/pope_42
By VICTOR L. SIMPSON, Associated Press Writer
VATICAN CITY - John Paul II, who led the Roman Catholic Church for 26
years and helped topple communism in Europe while becoming the
most-traveled pope, died Saturday night in his Vatican apartment after a
long public struggle against debilitating illness. He was 84.
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