Why has this photo been in so many media galleries over the past few days?
Taking editorial matters into its own hands, the visual media suggests Benedict can’t look the public in the eye and can’t hide behind Palm Sunday when it comes to the Vatican’s sexual abuse cover up.
Update 3/31/10: Jay from Denver just forwarded this. More extreme variation on same theme:
(photo 1: Franco Origlia/Getty Images. caption: Pope Benedict XVI attends Palm Sunday Mass on March 28, 2010 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pope is now facing pressure over abuse allegations which involved the German, the American and the Irish Catholic Church.)