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Photos: Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict, leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, resigned on Feb 28, 2013, becoming the first pontiff since the Middle Ages to take such a step. Benedict, who is 85, was elected to the papacy on April 19, 2005 when he was 78.
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