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Pope Benedict XVI meets journalists aboard the flight to Madrid (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

WYD 2011: Papal Q&A on flight to Madrid

The Pope answered questions from reporters on his way to Madrid for World Youth Day 2011

Pope Benedict XVI waves as he arrives at Barajas airport in Madrid this morning (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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A boy stares at the aftermath of the riot in Tottenham (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

I felt depressed at the scenes on our streets, but not actually surprised

Young people from the dioceses of Plymouth and Clifton catch a plane to Madrid (Photo: Marcin Mazur)

Pilgrims from the Diocese of East Anglia are to visit three shrines in three days on their way to World Youth Day

Pope Benedict XVI leads Benediction at World Youth Day in Sydney (CNS photo)

Let’s cease the jeremiads

Chinese Catholic Ren Guilong prays at his home in a village on the outskirts of Taiyuan, Shanxi province (CNS photo/Reinhard Krause, Reuters)

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World Youth Day pilgrims gather for media training                                                        Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk

Media training days were held in Liverpool and London to prepare young British pilgrims for World Youth Day in Madrid

Retired Bishop Raymond Lahey of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, arrives at a police station in Ottawa last October (CNS photo/Chris Wattie, Reuters)

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Hundreds of thousands of copies of a comic book on the life of Pope Benedict will be handed out at World Youth Day in Madrid

Spanish company Zeroemissions will offset the environmental impact of WYD 2011