Today's Picture: The Pope's Wednesday Audience

Benedict XVI appeared for his general audience after a conference on the possibility of alien life.

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By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country

(AP Photo / Gregorio Borgia)

The image of Pope Benedict XVI appears on a giant video screen at the Vatican during his weekly general audience yesterday. On Tuesday, the Vatican wrapped up a five-day conference on the possibility of alien life, part of Benedict's effort to reconcile faith and reason.

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