An elderly Japanese Catholic woman prayed during a memorial service for Pope John Paul at St. Mary's Cathedral in Tokyo. While the mainly Buddhist nation stamped out Christianity in the 17th century, it now has about half a million Catholics, who joined millions around the world in remembering the Pope.
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An elderly Japanese Catholic woman prayed during a memorial service for Pope John Paul at St. Mary's Cathedral in Tokyo. While the mainly Buddhist nation stamped out Christianity in the 17th century, it now has about half a million Catholics, who joined millions around the world in remembering the Pope.
(Reuters Photo)