Protesters demonstrate against sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church at the beginning of the German Bishops Conference in Freiburg on Feb. 22. Anger at both the church and Pope Benedict XVI is rising in Germany as allegations of abuse continue to surface.
Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass during Holy Week at St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Thursday. The pope has been on the defensive as the Roman Catholic Church's ongoing child abuse scandal has again gained force in the U.S. and Europe.
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The Gods Must Be Crazy: Liam Neeson is Zeus — an intriguingly Irish-accented deity, given his place in the Greek pantheon — in the new 3-D remake of Clash of the Titans.
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America's Transylvania: Transylvania was not only home to the world's most popular vampire; it was also the name of the area that today makes up Kentucky state. It existed for about a year until Congress voted against making it America's 14th colony.
Iraqi supporters of the Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gather Friday in a Shiite suburb of Baghdad for a vote on five leading candidates for prime minister in an unofficial referendum. The Sadrists say the purpose of the vote is to let the movement's leadership know whom ordinary people want as their next leader.
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