Pope Benedict XVI walks away as a Swiss guard stands in foreground, following his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 14, 2010. The Vatican has gone into full-fledged damage control mode in the priest sex abuse scandal ahead of Pope Benedict XVI's first foreign trip since it erupted. Officials are promising surprising new initiatives. The pope's personal secretary is speaking out. And bishops around the world are being told to report abuse cases to the police. The revved-up strategy comes as the Vatican tries to stem the damage from weeks of revelations about priests who raped and molested children, and the church officials who kept it quiet _ before the pontiff's visit to Malta this weekend. Abuse victims on that majority Roman Catholic Mediterranean island are seeking a papal audience and apology. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito) ORG XMIT: VAT106 / Pier Paolo Cito AP
Bets are being placed across the globe for who will be the next pope, causing another kind of March Madness in Rome. Religious News Service has made a "Sweet Sistine" bracket of the 16 popes they say are most likely to be the next leader of the Catholic Church. Watch the video above to find out who Irish bookmakers are placing in the lead position with a bet of 11 - 4.
And speaking of competition, Bon Jovi is dissing some of his fellow humanitarian rockers, like Bruce Springsteen and Bono.
A Great White Shark was pursued by police shooting from an inflatable boat, after a man was attacked by the giant animal.
Finally, see what a Lieutenant in charge of a DUI task force had to say as he sat on the curb after being charged with driving under the influence.
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