May 27 - June 2, 2012 (91 images)

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Pope Benedict XVI leads the holy mass of Pentecost Sunday in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on May 27, 2012. The day is regarded as the birth of the Roman Catholic Church, but the pope looked weary to some observers as the Vatican braced for a widening scandal after his butler was arrested on charges of stealing confidential papal documents. UPI/Stefano Spaziani
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