I wonder if Benedict is going to be meeting with those abused by priests that he was involved in protecting? Will those whom he will meet be handpicked - people who are so relieved to be acknowledged, after all this time, and blinded by the "holiness" that is the Pope that they'll be thoroughly satisfied, irrespective of what he says and then does subsequently?
Vatican lifts veil of secrecy on abuse cases
Or is this genuine contrition, on the part of the Church? Has the penny finally dropped? We shall see.
Addendum (18 April, 2010):
I read, a couple of days ago, that Benedict is making a visit to devoutly Catholic Malta (the last country in Europe where one may not divorce, apparently), which has its fair share of abuse cases, I understand. Having intimated that he'd meet with those who have laid claims of abuse, it now seems that his whistlestop tour can't accommodate such a meeting...