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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ('To the City and to the World") speech from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ('To the City and to the World") speech from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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