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2/2/05-Longview

East Texans Pray For The Pope

The Pope's health has Catholics around the world praying for his recovery, and some East Texans are doing their part.

Prayers and prayer candles are being offered by parishioners of "Saint Mary's" Catholic church in Longview, for the ailing pontiff.

84-year-old "John Paul II" is continuing to battle a case of the flu and his illness has captured the attention of Catholics all over the world.

The Catholic community sees this as a time for heartfelt reflection on their faith and strength through prayer for the appointed head of the Roman Catholic Church.

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