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February 19, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Near 1 a.m. on Jan. 17, Archbishop Angelo Sodano, the Vatican secretary of state, awakened Pope John Paul II with a fearful message: War had begun in the Persian Gulf. "A tragedy," the Pope said the next morning, and one that "I have done everything humanly possible to avert." John Paul has been losing sleep over the war ever since, he recently told a visiting friend, Polish President Lech Walesa. Since Iraq invaded Kuwait last Aug.
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February 19, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Near 1 a.m. on Jan. 17, Archbishop Angelo Sodano, the Vatican secretary of state, awakened Pope John Paul II with a fearful message: War had begun in the Persian Gulf. "A tragedy," the Pope said the next morning, and one that "I have done everything humanly possible to avert." John Paul has been losing sleep over the war ever since, he recently told a visiting friend, Polish President Lech Walesa. Since Iraq invaded Kuwait last Aug.
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