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WYD08: Relaxing at Kenthurst

July 16, 2008
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b16koala.jpgPope Benedict XVI will be officially arriving at WYD on Thursday, but in the meantime he's spending a few days relaxing at an Opus Dei retreat centre northwest of Sydney. In addition to spending time praying, enjoying music, wandering the 25-acre property, and celebrating Mass, the Holy Father took the opportunity to make a few new friends.
Click HERE for video footage of our Pontiff's meet and greet with some critters and reptiles from the land down under, courtesy of our friends at H20 News.
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photos courtesy of WYD08/Getty Images.
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