Catholic School Students Greet the Pope
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Catholic School Students Greet the Pope

Pope Benedict XVI walked out of the embassy this morning with HappyBirthday being sung in German by Annunciation Catholic School in uppernorthwest. The Pope in response to the melody said, "Wonderful" inGerman and English. In the crowd was 11-year-old James Henkels, an altarboy in Vancouver at St. Thomas Aquinas, whose father was able to snag arare perch as a birthday gift. They paid $2,000 to fly to DC. His fatheris Paul Henkels, manager of a construction company. Video by Hamil Harris/The Washington Post ; Edited by Kelly Martini

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