A nun (C) prays while worshippers listen to a mass held by Pope ...
Nov 20th, 2011
(Reuters) - A nun (C) prays while worshippers listen to a mass held by Pope Benedict at the Stade de l'Amitie (Friendship Stadium) in Benin's economic capital Cotonou November 20, 2011. The pope celebrated the big open-air Mass on Sunday, capping his three-day pastoral trip to Africa where he appealed to leaders to serve their people honestly and to developed nations to shun a condescending, know-it-all attitude towards the continent. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (BENIN - Tags: RELIGION POLITICS) -
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