A visitor walked near a mourning sign for the late Pope John Paul II at a government-approved Catholic church in Shanghai. China said it would not send an envoy to the funeral because the Vatican maintains diplomatic relations with rival Taiwan, and complained about plans for Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian to attend.
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A visitor walked near a mourning sign for the late Pope John Paul II at a government-approved Catholic church in Shanghai. China said it would not send an envoy to the funeral because the Vatican maintains diplomatic relations with rival Taiwan, and complained about plans for Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian to attend.
(AP Photo)