(-ONLY VIDEO-) Exactly nine years ago, on April 2, 2005 John Paul II passed away at the age of 84.
That night, in his last moments, more than 60,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square to pray for him. The following days, millions of people from across the world, traveled to Rome to pay their respects.
His 27 year pontificate was one of the longest in history. See the highlights of his life and his pontificate in a ROME REPORTS documentary, titled 'John Paul, The Great.'