A Papal Message by Unconventional Means

A Papal Message by Unconventional Means

More than 100 University of Dallas students dressed in multi-colored togas take a break from "Geek Olympics" activities to send a message, albeit by unconventional means, to Pope Benedict XVI. The retiring pontiff flew within 300 yards of the 14-acre University of Dallas Eugene Constantin Campus on his way to Castel Gandolfo, the hilltop town where Benedict will begin his life as pope emeritus.

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