Pope Benedict XVI

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People queue to buy stamps for use during the 'Sede Vacante', or... News PhotoBuying,Day,History,Horizontal,International Landmark,Man Made,People,Pope,Pope Benedict XVI,Religion,St. Peter's Square,State of the Vatican City,Vatican,Waiting In LinePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople queue to buy stamps for use during the 'Sede Vacante', or Vacant See, created by the historic resignation of pope Benedict XVI, on an enveloppe on the day they were issued on March 1, 2013 pn St Peter's square at the Vatican. The unusual interregnum stamps, a series of four, include the Vacant See symbol -- a striped umbrella over crossed keys -- as well as the words Sede Vacante, Citta del Vaticano and MMXIII, the year in Roman numerals. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI,ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)