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John Paul II greets a crowd while on holiday in Val D'Aosta, Italy (CNS/ Arturo Mari)

Or did he fail to tackle the deepest problems of the Church?

A woman prays before a painting of Pope John Paul II at Santo Spirito Church in Rome (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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A statue of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha stands in the grounds of the shrine dedicated to the Native American convert to Catholicism  (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

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Benedict XVI blesses the faithful as he leaves at the end of the general audience this morning (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Today’s Catholic must-reads: 06/04/11

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An evacuee mother receives emergency food aid at the evacuation centre set up at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/03/11

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Egyptian Christian Romani Girgis sells Coptic religious goods in his shop in Alexandria (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/03/11

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President Barack Obama pictured at the White House yesterday (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/02/11

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Prime Minister David Cameron. Left, listens to the Pope during the departure ceremony at Birmingham Airport last September (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/02/11

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Eduardo Verastegui with the award for Outstanding Performance of a Lead Latino Cast in a Motion Picture at the 2008 ALMA Awards (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/01/11

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Priests pray in front of the slogan: 'We thank you for freedom at St Anne's church in Warsaw, Poland (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

US author George Weigel says the late pope faced a full-scale war launched by Communism against the Catholic Church