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Pope meets with Vatican police force, thanking it for its work

The Pope also called on them to be 'courageous witnesses of faith.' He also invited them to welcome all visitors with 'courtesy and kindness.' Towards the end of their meeting, the Pope thanked them for their commitment and professionalism in ensuring order and security in the Vatican, especially "in difficult times.� Some insiders came to see this comment as one that referenced the 'Vatileaks' case. u:VIC