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– U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made the following statement on the death of Pope John Paul II.
“Pope John Paul II was an inspiration to all freedom-loving people. His moral leadership, partnering with President Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, helped collapse the Soviet Union.
“I am certain history will say Pope John Paul II helped change the world for the better. He will be missed, but his legacy will continue many years in the future.”