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Pope John Paul II's Would-be Assassin Puts Roses on Tomb

The man who tried to kill former Pope John Paul II 33 years ago showed up at the Vatican on Saturday to put white roses on his tomb and said he wanted to meet Pope Francis. Mehmet Ali Agca, a Turk, left John Paul critically injured after firing several shots in the failed assassination attempt in St. Peter's Square on May 13, 1981. The former pope forgave Agca, once a member of a Turkish far-right group known as the Grey Wolves, and went to meet him in 1983 in the Rome prison where...

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