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Pope's Thoughts Revealed

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The late Pope John Paul suggested in his spiritual testament that he thought about resigning in 2000, when the Roman Catholic Church began its new millennium and he turned 80.

The testament also suggests that he considered a funeral in his native Poland but left it up the College of Cardinals to decide.
His funeral will be held tomorrow at the Vatican, with burial in St. Peter's Basilica.

He also asked this his personal notes be burned. He left no
material property.

The testament mentions only two living people: his personal secretary and the chief rabbi of Rome, who welcomed him to Rome's
synagogue in 1986.


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