Death of Wilton Wynn

April 14, 2011
Rome | Age 90

Longtime foreign correspondent dies at 90
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ROME (AP) — Wilton Wynn covered Mideast wars and peacemaking for years before he moved to Rome and covered the early days of John Paul II's history-changing papacy.

As Rome bureau chief for Time magazine, he frequently accompanied the well-traveled pope abroad. The pope took notice of Wynn's coverage, and when the journalist retired in 1985 for health reasons, he offered a papal blessing. Covering the papacy brought the Arkansas-born Baptist closer to...

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