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    A large congregation of worshipers makes their way up Harewood Road from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception carrying the relic of St. John Paul II en route to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine after the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Shrine on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, carries the relic of St. John Paul in a procession from Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to Saint John Paul II National Shrine after he conducted the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Shrine on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, blesses the relic of St. John Paul II (relic not pictured) during the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Northeast on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, carries the relic of St. John Paul in a procession from Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to Saint John Paul II National Shrine after he conducted the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Shrine on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, at the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Northeast on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, offers a parishioner Holy Communion during the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Northeast on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, prepares for Holy Communion during the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Northeast on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    The relic of St. John Paul II sits near the main alter as Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, prepares for Communion during the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Northeast on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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    Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, prepares for Holy Communion during the National Mass of Thanksgiving at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Northeast on Sunday, May 11. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times


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