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In pictures: Pope's funeral
Nun weeps for Pope John Paul II
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Friday's funeral for Pope John Paul II was both a public and a personal event.
A view of St Peter's Square during the funeral of Pope John Paul II
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Millions gathered for the ceremony in St Peter's Square, Rome.
Pallbearers carry the coffin of Pope John Paul II
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The service began with the Pope's coffin being carried out of St Peter's and placed on the steps of the basilica.
Pallbearers carry the coffin of Pope John Paul II
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Bishops were among those closest to the ceremony.
The coffin of Pope John Paul II
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The pontiff's body was contained in a plain cypress coffin.
Funeral of Pope John Paul II
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More than 200 world leaders were present to pay their respects to the Pope, who died last Saturday.
US President George W Bush is among those at Pope John Paul's funeral
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US President George W Bush was among those attending.
Pilgrims in St Peter's Square, Rome
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Thousands of pilgrims were outside for the Mass.
Pilgrims in St Peter's Square, Rome
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Friday's event was one of the largest funerals in history.
Mourner watches the funeral of Pope John Paul II
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But it also remained a private occasion for mourners.
Pilgrim prays for Pope John Paul II
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A pilgrim prayed for the pontiff.
Pope John Paul II's tomb
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Pope John Paul II's marble tomb carries his name in Latin, Ioannes Paulus II, and the years of his papacy, 1978-2005.




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