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Faithful followers mourn in Rome as Pope John Paul II's (search) body is transferred from the Clementine Chapel to St. Peter's Basilica, where he will be buried Friday morning.

Bishop John Flesey, of Newark, New Jersey, joins us to discuss the legacy of Pope John Paul II and how his reign will be remembered.

Then, Pope John Paul II changed the world with his message of peace and unity. So, how did the pontiff use faith to make a political impact? We'll ask Thomas Melady, former ambassador to the Vatican.

Plus, how did the pope ultimately led to the demise of Communism? John O'Sullivan, editor at large for The National Review, weighs in.

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