Italy - Religion - Pope Benedict XVI - Christmas Day Message Urbi et Orbi
Swiss Guards stand in line in St Peter's Square at the Vatican during Pope Benedict XVI's Urbi et Orbi message. The traditional papal Christmas Day message, or Urbi et Orbi ("to the City and to the World") in Latin, usually covers the globe's hot spots, but this year Benedict also addressed the economic conditions worrying many across the planet amid near-daily news of layoffs, failing companies and people losing homes.
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