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Pope John Paul beatified in front of huge crowd

Reuters, VATICAN CITY

Liberals in the church say John Paul was too harsh with theological dissenters who wanted to help the poor, particularly in Latin America.

Some say he should be held ultimately responsible for sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic church, because they occurred or came to light when he was in charge.

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