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Rome Exhibit Displays Bloody Shirt of John Paul II

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In this church of Rome's Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul a special relic is on display. It's the shirt that JP II wore on the day he was shot in St. Peter's Square on May 5, 1981.

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"This shirt is important for what we can see with our eyes and that which is invisible. It speaks of the great suffering of the Pope,- what he suffered during the attack, but also the suffering that followed him the rest of his life."

(Sister Beatrice Priori)
Daughters of Charity (Rome)