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February 11, 2013 · 1:39 PM CST
Pope Benedict XVI waves during a mass conducted by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, for the 900th anniversary of the Order of the Knights of Malta at the St. Peter Basilica in Vatican February 9, 2013.
REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (VATICAN - Tags: RELIGION) - RTR3DJ5H
Pope Benedict XVI surprises the world by becoming the first pontiff to resign in nearly 600 years.
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