World Feb 28

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Moments of Benedict XVI’s Papacy

After nearly eight years as head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI told a gathering of cardinals in Rome that he would resign, citing poor health.

World Feb 11

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Pope Benedict XVI to Resign: What Happens Now?

In a decision unprecedented in modern times, Pope Benedict XVI said Monday that he would resign effective Feb. 28, six weeks shy of his 86th birthday. He told cardinals at the Vatican that he lacks the strength to continue his…