Pope Benedict XVI, right, acknowledges the crowd during his weekly general audience 

Pope Benedict XVI, right, acknowledges the crowd during his weekly general audience in Hall Paul VI, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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Pope Benedict XVI, right, acknowledges the crowd during his weekly general audience in Hall Paul VI, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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