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View of the Papal News from the Crowds in Rome

Tens of thousands of pilgrims and tourists packed St. Peter's Square cheered as Pope Benedict XVI made his first appearance before the faithful.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.

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