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Moments of Benedict XVI's Papacy

White Smoke

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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

White Smoke

White smoke rises from the chimney above the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, indicating a new pope has been elected on April 19, 2005.

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