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December 17, 2011
Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful Nov. 6 as he leaves St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican aboard a mobile platform at the end of a Vespers ceremony. Pope Benedict XVI insisted Nov. 26 that all of society's institutions, and not just the Catholic church, must be held to "exacting" standards in their response to sex abuse of children, and defended the church's efforts to confront the problem.
Report: Sexual abuse rampant in Dutch Catholic institutions
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am