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Last Updated: Sunday April 03 2005 11:41 GMT

In pictures: Mourning the Pope

Worshippers in Rome dropped to their knees in prayer as the death of Pope John Paul II was announced.
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Worshippers in Rome dropped to their knees in prayer as the death of Pope John Paul II was announced.
Many people went to St Peter's Square as news of the pontiff's death spread.
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Many people went to St Peter's Square as news of the pontiff's death spread.
Some lit and held candles in memory.
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Some lit and held candles in memory.
Whilst many were upset in the Pope's hometown of Wadowice in Poland.
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Whilst many were upset in the Pope's hometown of Wadowice in Poland.
Catholics all over the world were also touched. New Yorkers went to their local churches to mourn their loss.
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Catholics all over the world were also touched. New Yorkers went to their local churches to mourn their loss.
Survivors of the recent earthquake in Indonesia also prayed for the Pope.
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Survivors of the recent earthquake in Indonesia also prayed for the Pope.
The Italian government has announced three days of mourning.
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The Italian government has announced three days of mourning.
Preparations will start soon for the Pope's funeral next week.
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Preparations will start soon for the Pope's funeral next week.


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