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Today's programming highlights...
8:15 am ET - Papal question-and-answer session - For the first time in history, a pope will participate in a televised question-and-answer session.Â Pope Benedict XVI will answer a series of viewer-submitted questions on Jesus of Nazareth.
9:00 am ET - Green Solutions in Focus - CNN photojournalists pair up with Eatocracy to take a special look at problems facing our planet.Â The show replays at 12:00 pm ET and 3:00 pm ET.
3:15 pm ET - 'Way of the Cross' ceremony - Catholics in Rome participate in a ceremony commemorating 14 key events on the day Jesus of Nazareth was crucified.
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