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Tony Melendez says Pope John Paul II literally changed his life. (credit: CBS)

Local Man Excited For Canonization Sunday Of The Pope Who Changed His Life

Listening to Tony Melendez sing and play, she says, you’d never guess — that he was born without arms.

04/25/2014

Pope John Paul II

Vigil To Honor Life Of Pope John Paul II Will Be Held This Weekend

A special vigil to honor the life and pontificate of Pope John Paul II will be held this weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2014

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Local Pilgrims Depart For Rome To Witness Late Popes’ Canonization

A reported 50 people departed from Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday to en route to Rome to witness the late Pope John Paul II enter sainthood.

04/22/2014

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Former LA Mayor Recalls His Missed Opportunity To Meet Pope John Paul II

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan recalled Wednesday his missed opportunity to meet Pope John Paul II, who will be canonized later this month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014