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  • Jewish friend who influenced Pope John Paul dies

    January 2, 2012 | 2:14 pm

    Jerzy Kluger, the Polish Jewish boyhood friend of the late Pope John Paul who had a major influence on the pontiff’s revolutionary relations with Jews, has died, friends said on Monday.

    Kluger, who was 92, died in a Rome hospital on new year’s eve of complications from bronchitis...