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New Mexican (Newspaper) - April 4, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE r owned ependeni Serving New Mexico for 156 years MONDAY APRIL 4 2005 FIFTY CENTS State of peace Body of Pope prepares to ohn Paul II rests for viewing in Vatican as Rome lost 2 million or more pilgrims for his funeral The Associated Press The body of Pope John Paul II lies In state in the Clementine Hall at the Vatican on Sunday The ceremony was broadcast to the outside world for the first time in the history of the Roman Catholic Church The popes body will lie in state in St Peters Basilica for viewing by the public beginning today The Washington Post VATICAN CITY Pope John Paul II who in life attracted millions of worshippers and admirers to gatherings across the globe in death received an immense homage Sunday from close to pilgrims who gathered for an openair Requiem in St Peters Square As soon as Cardinal Angelo Sodano who pre sided at the Mass mentioned the late popes name the sea of worshippers applauded loudly In his written homily Sodano referred to John Paul as the an honorific applied only to two of the churchs 263 previous pontiffs He died with the serenity of the Sodano told the crowd Inside a marblecovered hall John Pauls body lay in state for viewing by cardinals and dignitaries The ceremony was broadcast to the outside world for the first time in the history of the Roman Catholic Church The dual events provided an indication of what is fast becoming a mammoth pageant of grief and adulation arguably without parallel Inside Possibility of Latin American pope gives Third World hope for the future Page in the church Rome is prepar ing to host 2 million or more pilgrims for John Pauls yet unscheduled funeral Train sta tions and stadiums are being opened for campers Hotels are already reporting full occu pancy The popes body will lie in state in St Peters Basilica for viewing by the public begin ning today The personality of the next pontiff was a topic of growing discussion among cardinals who will convene within the next 19 days to choose a successor Some of them said that someone like John Paul was needed Cardinal Philippe Barbarin the archbishop of Lyon described an ideal pope to French Inter radio When you see his face and when you hear him speak you should have the impression like that made by the arrival of John Paul II in October 1978 wow here you can see Christ come among he said It was Please see STATE Page A4 Time of transition at the Vatican Pope John Paul lls funeral will be held at St Peters Square The Vatican has not clarified where he will be buried There is speculation that the pontiff may be buried in Poland Events surrounding the pope viewing of Pope died of septic College of Cardinals the Pope begins shock and cardio meet to set funeral in St Peters circulatory collapse date Basilica SAT SUN TODAY TUES WED THLiRS His body lay in state at Funeral and burial held between the Apostolic Palace fourth and sixth day after death Conclave begins 15 to 20 days after death to select a pope Thousands crowd St Peters Square to attend a Mass for the repose of Pope John Paul lls soul on Sunday The Associated Press Week of the Young Child lacks off in By JOHN SENA The New Mexican Julian Mendez smiled his two front teeth missing the whiskers of a cat painted on his face He wore a hat made of newspaper decorated with feathers fuzzy balls and splashed with glittery glue But as outrageous as his outfit was Mendez a kinder garten student at Agua Fria Elementary School fit right in with all the other children who spent Sunday afternoon doing arts and crafts and watching performances at the National Dance Institute Dance Barns Young children learn by doing and we wanted to dem onstrate that here said Francine Foster a mem ber of the Northeast New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children which sponsored the event The event kicked off Week of the Young Child a national event that recognizes the needs of young children and programs that serve those Please see CHILD Page A5 INDEX Todays forecast Annies Mailbox B5 Horoscope B5 Classifieds C2 Opinion A7 Comics B6 Police noles A2 Crossword B5 Scoreboard B2 Education 1X3 Spanish pg Dl Health Cl Sports Bl The Wests Oldest Newspaper Four sections 28 pages 156th year Issue No 87 Publication No 596440 Late paper Classified ads News tips Main office 9840363 9863000 9863030 9833303 Partly cloudy and windy High 66 low 34 Page A2 Todays obituaries Margaret M Ulibarri 76 Santa Fe April 1 Walter Allen Snyder 73 Santa Fe March 29 Ken Luboff 62 Santa Fe March 15 John and Joyce Hernandez both 47 Santa Fe March 30 Please see Page A2 Conference to address issues facing New Mexico By JOHN SENA The New Mexican Some people are scheduled to attend the Soci ety for Applied Anthropolo gys yearly meeting this week in Santa Fe hut before they start talking about issues that affect the world theyre going to learn a little about New Mexico This is a meeting the con tent of which should reflect the concerns of New Mex said Tom May with the Sf AA We shouldnt talk only about ourselves we should learn from the people of New The conference which begins Tuesday and runs through Saturday is holding a Santa Mexico Day on Tuesday that will feature talks about issues facing the city and the state All events are free to the public Scheduled topics include New Mexico Heritage Issues Prospects and Meeting the Challenge of1 Native Language Renewal Ptease see ISSUES Page A5
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