Pope arrives for final audience on resignation eve

Pope arrives for final audience on resignation eve

Saint Peter : MN : USA | Feb 27, 2013 at 3:10 AM PST
Source: The Times of India-Europe-World
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Pope Benedict bade an emotional farewell at his last general audience on Wednesday, saying he understood the gravity of his decision to become the first pontiff to resign in 700 years but he had done it for the good of the Church. "I took this step in full awareness of its gravity and rarity but... FULL ARTICLE AT The Times of India-Europe-World
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