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The Hall of Names at Yad Vashem (Photo: PA)

Interestingly, its hostility has been encouraged by the ongoing liberal Catholic anti-Vatican campaign

A display featuring Pius XII at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial (CNS)

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A child waits to greet the Pope at the end of today's general audience (AP)

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Inquisition documents in the Vatican Archive. The reality is far less exciting than internet fantasists would have us believe Photo: AP/Arturo Mari, L'Osservatore Romano

Opening up would be the best way to tackle tedious but popular conspiracy theories around

The faithful take photos of Benedict XVI during the Angelus yesterday (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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Fr Paul Lei Shiyin, holding crosier on right, after his episcopal ordination without a papal mandate (CNS photo/courtesy Diocese of Leshan, UCAN)

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His assessment of Pius as ‘odiously anti-Semitic’ is based on one source – John Cornwell

Pius XII pictured at the Vatican in 1956 (CNS photo)

US and British diplomats feared that the Pope’s criticism of German and Russian war crimes could threaten a fragile alliance

This is a scan of a badly deteriorated negative of Pope John Paul II meeting his would-be assassin, Mehmet Ali Agca, in a Rome prison in 1983. The Vatican is embarking on a project to restore and digitise its archive of photographic images (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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Pope Benedict says his schedule of meetings and trips 'really overtaxes an 83-year-old man' (Photo: CNS)

In a wide-ranging and candid interview the Pope describes crisis as ‘a tremendous cloud of filth which darkens everything’