Angela Merkel


German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich, German Economy... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Attending,Bavaria,Berlin,Economy Minister,Germany,Hans-Peter Friedrich,Horizontal,Horst Seehofer,Norbert Lammert,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(Front row from L) German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich, German Economy Minister and vice-chancellor Philipp Roesler and Bavaria's State Premier Horst Seehofer, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Bundestag President Norbert Lammert attend 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)