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Pope Benedict XVI serves Communion to a girl wearing a T-shirt bearing his name while celebrating Mass at Cuatro Vientos airfield outside Madrid on Sunday. The pope was in Madrid for the four-day World Youth Day event that drew 1.5 million.

Associated Press Pope Benedict XVI serves Communion to a girl wearing a T-shirt bearing his name while celebrating Mass at Cuatro Vientos airfield outside Madrid on Sunday. The pope was in Madrid for the four-day World Youth Day event that drew 1.5 million.

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