In Photos: Pope Benedict XVI (44 images)

Pope Benedict XVI announced he will resign on Feb. 28, 2013 citing health issues.
Updated: Feb. 11, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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Pope Benedict XVI delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) Christmas Day message from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, on December 25, 2011. In his traditional Christmas Day message, Pope Benedict XVI urged the faithful to seek a "spiritual union" with the less fortunate around the world. UPI/Stefano Spaziani
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