Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing during a ceremony on the occasion 

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing during a ceremony on the occasion of the international congress "Ecclesia in America", at the St. Peter Basilica, Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 9 , 2012.  (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing during a ceremony on the occasion of the international congress "Ecclesia in America", at the St. Peter Basilica, Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 9 , 2012. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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