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Pope Encounters A 'Wounded, Depressed' Mexico

The throngs of well-wishers stretched for miles along the highway from the airport when Pope Benedict XVI arrived Friday. The pontiff comes during a presidential campaign and amidst a brutal drug war that's terrified and desensitized much of the country.
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Thousands Rally For Religious Freedom Nationwide

People gathered around the country Friday to protest the Department of Health and Human Services' mandate on birth control coverage. They're also protesting what they see as a wider abridgment of religious liberties. While the protesters don't reflect most Americans' views, they do represent the views of evangelicals.
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'Woodstock For Atheists': A Moment For Nonbelievers

Thousands of people are expected to descend on the Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday to celebrate not believing in God. Organizers say it is a chance for atheists to show their power in numbers and change their image.
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Pope Expected To Address Drug Violence In Mexico

Benedict XVI will be greeted by one of the world's largest Catholic populations when he visits Mexico on Friday. He is also traveling to Cuba, where the church has played an active role in seeking change.

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