Cartoon Slideshow: Benedict Vacates the Vatican


Cartoon: Christo Komarnitski, Bulgaria

He's no longer Pope. He's now "Roman Pontiff Emeritus" or "Pope Emeritus" for short. And as for his purpose now, the ex-Pontiff said he's "simply a pilgrim beginning the last leg of his pilgrimage on this Earth." But that hasn't stopped the Catholic flock and those outside the flock from asking everything from 'what just happened?' to 'what now?' Here's how several political cartoonists from around the globe are reacting to the first papal resignation in 600 years.