VATICAN-POPE-RESIGN-ST PETER : News Photo

VATICAN-POPE-RESIGN-ST PETER

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People gather in front of Saint Peter's dome at the Vatican on February 11, 2013 after Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign as leader of the world's 1.1 billion Catholics on February 28 because his age prevented him from carrying out his duties -- an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic Church. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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People gather in front of Saint Peter's dome at the Vatican on February 11, 2013 after Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign as leader of the world's 1.1 billion Catholics on February 28 because his age prevented him from carrying out his duties -- an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic Church. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 11, 2013
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