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 sits in a gondola in the Grand Canal during his pastoral visit to Aquilea and Venice, Italy on May 8, 2011. Pope Benedict XVI is in Venice for a weekend vist that will highlight the Christian heritage of this crossroads of Mediterranean and Eastern European history. UPI/Stefano Spaziani
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