ASSOCIATED PRESS
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Benedict XVI leave the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, after a formal welcome Thursday, his first day of a four-day visit to the United Kingdom. The pope acknowledged that the Catholic Church failed to act quickly or decisively to deal with child molestations by priests.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Benedict XVI leave the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, after a formal welcome Thursday, his first day of a four-day visit to the United Kingdom. The pope acknowledged that the Catholic Church failed to act quickly or decisively to deal with child molestations by priests.