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John Paul II,

pope, in March issued an unprecedented, comprehensive papal apology for errors the church has committed over the past 2,000 years. In the Lenten mass inside St. Peter's Basilica, the pope said, “Recognizing the deviations of the past serves to reawaken our consciences to the compromises of the present.”

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