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Germany 'waiting for Pope to break silence'


Pope Benedict XVI is to mark the fifth anniversary of his papacy today, as the Roman Catholic church continues to be mired in the crisis of sexual abuse scandal.

In the Pope's home country of Germany, a quarter of the church's followers are contemplating leaving the faith. Steve Rosenberg reports from the Pope's home region of Bavaria.

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