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  Pope Benedict XVI distributes Communion during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in November. The pope has publicly administered six of the seven sacraments as chief shepherd of the church. (CNS/Paul Haring)
 
  Pope Benedict XVI distributes Communion during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in November. The pope has publicly administered six of the seven sacraments as chief shepherd of the church. (CNS/Paul Haring)