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Benedict XVI arrives at the Berlin Stadium (Photo: CNS)

German complaint called for Benedict XVI to be fined 2,500 euros for repeatedly not wearing a seat belt

Martin Hermann decorates the "Pope Benedict XVI Teddy bear" in a show room of the Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH, a manufacturer of fine German Teddy bears, in Coburg, yesterday. The special edition on the occasion of the second visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Gemany comes with growler and is limited to only 111 pieces worldwide. It is made out of blond mohair, filled with excelsior and is available at a price of €229. Pope Benedict XVI will visit the archdioceses of Berlin and Freiburg as well as the diocese of Erfurt from September 22 until September 25 (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Over 100 special edition teddy bears have been made in preparation for Benedict XVI’s visit to Germany later this month

Pope Benedict XVI, right, meets Archbishop Robert Zollitsch, the head of the German Episcopal Conference and other German bishops AP

The Pope has said he is unhappy about the small amount of time given to ecumenical dialogue in the provisional plans for his September visit to Germany