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Pope willing to meet sex abuse victims

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The Associated Press Reports:

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI is willing to meet with more victims of clerical sexual abuse, the Vatican spokesman said Friday.

In comments to Vatican Radio, the spokesman defended the pope as a worthy pastor, deserving of respect and support in the face of "unfounded" allegations of covering up sex abuse cases.

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