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Spokesman says Pope was ‘deeply shaken’ by encounter

Pope visits little-known German Marian shrine of Etzelbach

Benedict XVI leads prayers at Marian shrine in Etzelsbach

Benedict XVI says it is ‘deeply moving’ for him to meet Lutheran leaders at the monastery where Martin Luther studied

Benedict XVI talks of challenges of secularism and Christian fundamentalism in address to Lutherans

Full text of Pope’s address at ecumenical prayer gathering

Pope Benedict XVI meets Lutherans and participates in an ecumenical ceremony in the Augustinian monastery of Erfurt

Benedict XVI prays at the Cathedral of St Mary and greets theology professors from the University of Erfurt

The Pope was welcomed by the minister president of Thuringia, Christine Lieberknecht

Benedict XVI says the importance attached to faith by many Muslims is at times ‘provocative’ in secular society