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A few hours before returning to Rome, Pope meets employees and their families

Pontiff will venerate tomb of St James in November

Benedict XVI is writing a book about the infancy of Jesus

Benedict XVI dons cap for relaxing rosary walk

Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas with President Hugo Chávez, who recently called the cardinal 'a Neanderthal' (CNS photo/Francesco Spoto rno)

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Cardinal Ouellet's views on abortion have made him unpopular among feminists in Canada (Photo: CNS)

He is an excellent choice as prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. But Cardinal Pell would have been better

Pope arrives at Castel Gandolfo

Benedict XVI flies to summer residence