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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to take her seat next to... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Arrival,Bavaria,Berlin,Economy Minister,Germany,Hans-Peter Friedrich,Horizontal,Horst Seehofer,Philipp Roesler,Pope,Pope Benedict XVI,Quitting a Job,Religion,Religious Mass,Religious Service,Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI,Vice ChancellorPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFP(From L) German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to take her seat next to German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich, German Economy Minister and vice-chancellor Philipp Roesler and Bavaria's State Premier Horst Seehofer a mass service to mark the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI at the St. Hedwig's Cathedral in Berlin on February 28, 2013. The mass coincides with the final hour of Benedict XVI papacy as his powers formally expire at 19:00 GMT. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)