MY COUSIN THE SAINT
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Apologies, calls for unity

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI
The Los Angeles Times reports: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Pope Benedict XVI chose this land of majestic natural beauty to condemn the squandering of the planet’s resources. He used a gathering of tens of thousands of Catholic youths to warn against sterile materialism and the exploitative manipulation of mass media and the Internet. But, as in his spring visit to the United States, one theme loomed over Benedict’s weeklong pilgrimage to Australia: the sexual abuse of minors by clergy.

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