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Remembering the Pope's Visit to St. Louis

Pope John Paul II shows off a hockey stick presented to him during his trip to St. Louis (photo from the book \"Pope John Paul II: Pastoral Visit to St. Louis\")

By Bill Raack, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

The Pope's death this weekend reminded many people in St. Louis of his rare visit to the city in January of 1999.

The Pontiff celebrated Mass before more than 100,000 people and also met with area children.

KWMU's Bill Raack prepared this report, taking a look back at the Pope's visit to St. Louis six years ago.


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