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** FILE ** In this Oct. 22, 1978, file photo, Pope John Paul II blesses the faithful in St. Peter's Square from a Vatican City balcony right after he was named pontiff. A Vatican official says Pope John Paul II has cleared the final obstacle before being made a saint. (AP Photo)
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** FILE ** In this Oct. 22, 1978, file photo, Pope John Paul II blesses the faithful in St. Peter's Square from a Vatican City balcony right after he was named pontiff. A Vatican official says Pope John Paul II has cleared the final obstacle before being made a saint. (AP Photo)

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