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January 21, 1995 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Halfway home and bone-tired, Pope John Paul II brought an appeal for peace here Friday to a country bloodied by civil war, and an overture of brotherhood to Buddhist monks angry at his visit. Looking wan and obviously sapped by an 11-hour flight from Australia, the 74-year-old pontiff took a 20-minute rest in a small church on his way in from the airport Friday afternoon.
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January 22, 1995 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Snubbed by Buddhist leaders, Pope John Paul II climaxed an exhausting, self-testing Asian tour here Saturday with a call for the world's great religions to unite on behalf of shared moral values. The refusal of six Buddhist leaders to attend a meeting of the Pope and other religious leaders marred the final day of John Paul's 11-day, four-nation journey. Otherwise, the trip marked an implicit celebration of self for history's most traveled pontiff.
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January 22, 1995 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Snubbed by Buddhist leaders, Pope John Paul II climaxed an exhausting, self-testing Asian tour here Saturday with a call for the world's great religions to unite on behalf of shared moral values. The refusal of six Buddhist leaders to attend a meeting of the Pope and other religious leaders marred the final day of John Paul's 11-day, four-nation journey. Otherwise, the trip marked an implicit celebration of self for history's most traveled pontiff.
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January 21, 1995 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Halfway home and bone-tired, Pope John Paul II brought an appeal for peace here Friday to a country bloodied by civil war, and an overture of brotherhood to Buddhist monks angry at his visit. Looking wan and obviously sapped by an 11-hour flight from Australia, the 74-year-old pontiff took a 20-minute rest in a small church on his way in from the airport Friday afternoon.
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