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Pope urges stop to 'spiritual desertification'

Faithful attend a candlelight procession to mark the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council at the Vatican, Oct. 11, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI urged lapsed and lukewarm Roman Catholics to rediscover their Church and stop the advance of "spiritual desertification."

Previously on PhotoBlog: Pope inaugurates 'Year of Faith' amid concerns over rising secularism