A fascinating nugget from Pope Benedict XVI's trip to Malta:

One of four young people to address the pope said he spoke for those who feel marginalized because “we are of a different sexual orientation,” or because they came from “broken or dysfunctional families,” were immigrants or had trouble with drugs.

“It seems almost as if we are less readily accepted and treated with dignity by the Christian community than we are by all other members of society,” said the young man, who was not identified and appeared to be of college age. “Your Holiness, what must we do?”

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