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A view at dusk of the obelisc in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on... News PhotoBack Lit,Catholicism,Day,Dusk,Illustration,Illustration Technique,International Landmark,Moon,Obelisk of Luxor,Pope,Pope Benedict XVI,Religion,Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI,Sky,St. Peter's Square,State of the Vatican City,Vatican,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA view at dusk of the obelisc in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on February 12, 2013, one day after after it was announced that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. The Catholic Church entered uncharted waters the same day after Pope Benedict XVI's shock announcement the day before that he would become the first pontiff to resign in more than 700 years. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)