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 blesses the crowd during his weekly general audience in St. Peter square at the Vatican, Wednesday, October 3, 2012. The trial of the Pope's butler Paolo Gabriele for stealing Vatican letters continues. UPI/Stefano Spaziani
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