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Moments of Benedict XVI's Papacy

Mexico Trip

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Becoming PopeWhite SmokeKrakow GreetingVisit with StudentsSaturno HatGust of WindAbuse ScandalGrotto PrayerWaving to the Crowd85th Birthday CelebrationBlessing in MaltaStepping DownMexico TripPoor HealthAngelus PrayerLeaving MassSeminary in RomeEntering the SquareSaying ThanksPapal KissCardinals ReactFinal BlessingLast MeetingOff to RetirementWatching Departure

Mexico Trip

Pope Benedict XVI flies over the Sanctuary of Cristo Rey on his way to celebrate a mass in Silao on March 25, 2012. The pope's declining health, including limited travel, led to his decision to step down.

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