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Moments of Benedict XVI's Papacy

Blessing in Malta

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Blessing in Malta

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the congregation with Matthew Festing, grand master of the Knights of Malta, at a mass marking the 900th anniversary of the Order of the Knights of Malta at the St. Peter Basilica in Vatican City on Feb. 9, 2013.

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