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Pentagon chief Panetta meets Pope Benedict

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, the leader of the world's largest military, met Pope Benedict XVI, the world's best known advocate for peace, at the Vatican on Wednesday. Panetta was in the front row at Wednesday's weekly general audience in the Vatican auditorium. About 1,000 people were crowded into the room. After the Pope addressed the gathering, Panetta and...