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Pope Paul VI calls moon landing a 'sublime victory'

Cheridan Sanders

January 12, 2013
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins, accompanied by their wives, meet with Pope Paul VI at the Vatican Oct. 16, 1969. The pope called the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time man reached the moon -- a "sublime victory."
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