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Sacred Mysteries: When one Pope visited a retired predecessor

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Sacred Mysteries: When one Pope visited a retired predecessor

The Telegraph - By Christopher Howse

Footage on YouTube shows Pope Benedict XVI in 2009 at the earthquake-struck city of L’Aquila. At the open doors of the basilica of Santa Maria di Collemaggio, he says prayers before a glass case. Rubble scatters the floor, for half the roof had fallen in. In the glass case lay the body of St …

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