Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi gestures speaks during a press conference at the Holy See Press Office, at the Vatican, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2011. The Vatican on Saturday vigorously rejected ... more 
Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi gestures speaks during a press conference at the Holy See Press Office, at the Vatican, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2011. The Vatican on Saturday vigorously rejected claims it sabotaged efforts by Irish bishops to report priests who sexually abused children to police and accused the Irish prime minister of making an "unfounded" attack against the Holy See. The Vatican issued a lengthy response to the Irish government following Prime Minister Enda Kenny's unprecedented July 20 denunciation of the Vatican's handling of abuse, in which he cited the "dysfunction, the disconnection, the elitism that dominate the culture of the Vatican to this day." (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito) less 
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