Go here to experiment with internal, external (inbound) and external (outbound) pagerank.
This is a simple calculator done a few years ago but I believe that the principal still applies.
PageRank Calculator. WebWorkshop
About "Trust".... I think that if you get a link from the Pope your entire site will be blessed.
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