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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his Christmas Day message to the faithful from the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on December 25, 2012 in Vatican City. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict Prays For Peace In Christmas Day Message

Pope Benedict XVI prayed that God “grant Israelis and Palestinians courage to end long years of conflict and division, and to embark resolutely on the path to negotiation.”