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Throwback Thursday: Pope John Paul II visits Arizona

Throwback Thursday: Pope John Paul II visits Arizona

When Pope John Paul II visited Phoenix in September 1987, he was met by thousands of supporters and tribal representatives from across Arizona. He held Mass at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. He also rode down Central Avenue in the popemobile. Go to to see more photos.

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Pope Francis on gays: Who am I to judge them?

Pope Francis on gays: Who am I to judge them?

ABOARD THE PAPAL AIRCRAFT — Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference Monday as he returned from his first foreign trip.

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Pope Francis clears John Paul II for sainthood

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.

July 05, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…

A big part of this pope's legacy: He knew when to go

The following editorial appeared Tuesday in the Philadelphia Daily News:

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