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Pope Benedict XVI's official investigators at the Vatican have been inundated with claims of abuse by Catholic priests and nuns, all to be handled by a small team of 10 at the Holy See's in-house operation To offset some of the public discontent, the pope is writing (continued).

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It would make sense that the Vatican would have an official head exorcist, and indeed it does. He's 85-year-old Father Gabriele Amorth, and after wrangling many an unclean spirit in his time, he now has a book out with the catchy title "Memoirs of an Exorcist" and thinks he's seen you-know-who in the details of recent sex scandals in the Holy See.

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Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass Thursday in a venue different from his customary surroundings, leading a service at the Washington Nationals baseball stadium on the latest stop of his American tour.

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