Pope Benedict XVI Delivers Farewell Address

On his final full day as the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI thanked a huge crowd for respecting his historic decision to step down and told them that God will continue to guide the church. "The decision I have made, after much prayer, is the fruit of a serene trust in God's will and a deep love of Christ's Church," Benedict said to cheers in his last public words as pope. Benedict, 85, is the first pope to resign in 600 years. He told the crowd today that he was...Full Story
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