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Church: Bishop was communist spy   The archbishop of Warsaw, appointed last month by Pope Benedict, had spied for the secret services   Pope meets Auschwitz survivors  German-born Benedict XVI denounced the crimes of the Holocaust   900,000 at pope Mass in Krakow  Benedict XVI urged Poles gathered in a rain-soaked field to share their faith with other countries   Pope's Warsaw Mass draws 270,000  Benedict XVI celebrated Mass in a rain-soaked square where his predecessor inspired Solidarity movement   World remembers Pope John Paul II   Vatican: Events are under way to mark the 1st anniversary of the death of John Paul II   Pope seeks to beatify John Paul   Vatican: Benedict XVI has begun the process of beatifying his predecessor, the first step to sainthood   Pope John Paul II buried in crypt
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Vatican acts after Polish priest reveals homosexuality  A senior priest at the Vatican has revealed he is gay, on the eve of a major meeting that will define the Catholic Church's teaching on family   Poles already think John Paul II is a saint  For many Poles, John Paul II's beatification simply confirms what they already knew Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row
  Pope Francis prays in silence at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp Map of Auschwitz Poland

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  He walked alone and in silence around the concentration and extermination camp where 1.1 million people, mostly Jews, were killed

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  The controversial Stanislaw Wielgus has resigned, less than an hour before he was due to be installed in his post


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   Vatican: John Paul II was buried under St. Peter's Basilica after a funeral Mass that millions of people watched
Apr.2   Pope John Paul II dies at 84
   Vatican: 26-year reign as the charismatic leader of the world's 1 billion Roman Catholics was highlighted by visits to 129 countries
 The Pope was the third longest-serving pontiff in history. He died in his private apartment, surrounded by his closest Polish aides. John Paul II had suffered worsening health problems including a heart condition

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Aug.18   Millions cheer pope in Krakow
  2.5 million crowd is waving both Polish and Vatican flags. Neighbouring countries seemed to invigorate John Paul II Aug.17 Poles celebrate pope's visit  Tens of thousands gave Pope John Paul II a joyous welcome as he arrived to consecrate a new basilica Aug.16 Pope arrives in hometown Krakow  About 10,000 people waved flags and cheered as Pope John Paul II touched down Feb.23 Archbishop 'molested students'  The Pope has ordered an inquiry into allegations that Monsignor Juliusz Paetz sexually abused seminarians and priests
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Oct. 16, 1978 Karol Wojityla elected as first pope from Eastern Europe
   Vatican: Wojtyla won on the eighth ballot on the third day. He subsequently chose the name John Paul II

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1. 2016-07-29 Pope Francis prays in silence at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp Auschwitz, Poland
2. 2015-10-03 Vatican acts after Polish priest reveals homosexuality Vatican
3. 2011-05-01 Poles already think John Paul II is a saint Poland
2007-01-07 Archbishop of Warsaw quits amid row Poland
F. 2007-01-05 Church: Bishop was communist spy Warsaw, Poland
6. 2006-05-28 Pope meets Auschwitz survivors Poland
H. 2006-05-28 900,000 at pope Mass in Krakow Poland
I. 2006-05-27 Pope's Warsaw Mass draws 270,000 Poland
J. 2006-04-01 World remembers Pope John Paul II Vatican

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