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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French President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (C) bid farewell to Pope Benedict XVI from the steps of the Elysee Palace in Paris September 12, 2008. The pope is scheduled to spend two days in Paris before travelling to the pilgrimage site of Lourdes. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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