On April 2 2005, Pope John Paul II died in his Vatican apartment after a long and debilitating illness. He had been Pope for almost 30 years and had left a giant mark on his church and the world. In this News and Review story we’ll look at the life and legacy of Pope John Paul II. We’ll show you how millions of people poured into Rome for his funeral. And we’ll examine some of the challenges facing the Catholic Church, and its new leader, Pope Benedict XVI.