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    Archbishop Onaiyekan: Nigerian Cardinal who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

  2. 1862 Thumbnail

    Twitter event allows users to thank Benedict XVI for his work

  3. 1863 Thumbnail

    Cardinal Scola, intellectual from a humble background

  4. 1864 Thumbnail

    Your guide to the conclave rules

  5. 1865 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI could change rules to move up start of conclave

  6. 1866 Thumbnail

    Cardinal Thomas Collins, leader of Canada's largest diocese

  7. 1867 Thumbnail

    Archbishop Timothy Dolan: The most 'popular' American Cardinal

  8. 1868 Thumbnail

    Cardinal Tagle: The second youngest and the most popular on Facebook

  9. 1869 Thumbnail

    Universi Dominici Gregis, the law for the conclave

  10. 1870 Thumbnail

    Card Saraiva: John Paul II and Paul VI also considered stepping down

  11. 1871 Thumbnail

    Cardinal Castrillón: Pope always sought reconciliation with lefebvrians

  12. 1872 Thumbnail

    Group to honor Benedict XVI with longest applause in history

  13. 1873 Thumbnail

    What's the Pope doing? Details on his current spiritual retreat

  14. 1874 Thumbnail

    Cardinal Ravasi to Pope: Your prayers will be like Moises' atop the mountain to support Israel

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    Pilgrims go to St. Peter's Square to thank Benedict XVI

  16. 1876 Thumbnail

    Pilgrims cover St. Peter's Square to thank Pope for his pontificate

  17. 1877 Thumbnail

    Pope says farewell to Italy's Prime Minister, Mario Monti

  18. 1878 Thumbnail

    Thousands flock to St. Peter's Square for Benedict XVI's Angelus

  19. 1879 Thumbnail

    Pope meets with Guatemala president, last official visit by head of state

  20. 1880 Thumbnail

    Vatican says conclave could start before March 15 if all cardinals are in Rome

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    Card. Barragan: next Pope needs same qualities as Benedict XVI

  22. 1882 Thumbnail

    Vatican spokesperson denies power struggles between cardinals

  23. 1883 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI meets with president of Romania and with Cardinal Bagnasco

  24. 1884 Thumbnail

    Vatican Bank has new president: Ernst Von Freyberg, from Germany

  25. 1885 Thumbnail

    Papal tailor saddened by resignation

  26. 1886 Thumbnail

    Gianfranco Ravasi, cardinal that will lead last spiritual exercises for Benedict XVI as Pope

  27. 1887 Thumbnail

    Gianfranco Ravasi, cardinal that will lead last spiritual exercises for Benedict XVI as Pope

  28. 1888 Thumbnail

    Pope reportedly injured during trip to Mexico back in March 2012

  29. 1889 Thumbnail

    Pope says goodbye to Roman priests, says he will be 'hidden from the world'

  30. 1890 Thumbnail

    Love at first sight: From friendship and dating to relationship courses for couples

  31. 1891 Thumbnail

    Vatican: conclave will begin between March 15 and 20

  32. 1892 Thumbnail

    Mouth of Truth: a place for true lovers in Rome

  33. 1893 Thumbnail

    The reporter who broke the story about the Pope's resignation

  34. 1894 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI says he will 'remain hidden from world'

  35. 1895 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI says he will 'remain hidden from world'

  36. 1896 Thumbnail

    Pope's resignation, meditated decision

  37. 1897 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI meets with priests from Rome

  38. 1898 Thumbnail

    Pope's secretary moved to tears during Mass

  39. 1899 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI thanks everyone during his last Mass at St. Peter's Basilica

  40. 1900 Thumbnail

    Vatican announces Benedict XVI schedule of events for last few weeks as Pope

  41. 1901 Thumbnail

    Emotional Cardinal Bertone to Pope: you brought God to man and man to God

  42. 1902 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI receives ashes during his last ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica

  43. 1903 Thumbnail

    Ash Wednesday: Pope thankful for affection, asks for prayer for future of Church

  44. 1904 Thumbnail

    Strong emotions during Pope's first public appearance since announcing resignation

  45. 1905 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI: Pray for me and the future Pope

  46. 1906 Thumbnail

    Pope: Open your mind, heart when Christ knocks on your door

  47. 1907 Thumbnail

    Pope thanks pilgrims for their support, further explains reason behind resignation

  48. 1908 Thumbnail

    Pope welcomed with warm applause, in his first public appearance after resignation

  49. 1909 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI offered praise two years ago to courage of Celestine V, another Pope who resigned

  50. 1910 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI's future home

  51. 1911 Thumbnail

    Card. Tomko: Understanding for Pope, age takes its toll on body

  52. 1912 Thumbnail

    This is where Benedict XVI will live when he retires

  53. 1913 Thumbnail

    Key players in the conclave to choose the next Pope

  54. 1914 Thumbnail

    Goodbye for Benedict XVI will be at St. Peter's Square during Feb. 27 audience

  55. 1915 Thumbnail

    ¿Qué hará el Papa cuando no sea Papa?

  56. 1916 Thumbnail

    What was the cardinals' reaction to the Pope's announcement?

  57. 1917 Thumbnail

    A look at Benedict XVI first week as Pope

  58. 1918 Thumbnail

    Who created the cardinals eligible to vote for the next Pope?

  59. 1919 Thumbnail

    How many other Popes have resigned?

  60. 1920 Thumbnail

    Benedict XVI legacy: Pope of reason and reconciliation

  61. 1921 Thumbnail

    Biography of Benedict XVI

  62. 1922 Thumbnail

    Length of Benedict XVI pontificate

  63. 1923 Thumbnail

    Pope announces he will be stepping down as of February 28

  64. 1924 Thumbnail

    Who's in charge when a Pope leaves his post?

  65. 1925 Thumbnail

    Images from resignation of Benedict XVI

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    Official Vatican press release on the Pope's resignation

  67. 1927 Thumbnail

    Pope announces he will be stepping down citing lack of strength

  68. 1928 Thumbnail

    Writer Vittorio Messori investigates Lourdes apparitions

  69. 1929 Thumbnail

    Preparations underway, schedule released for 155 anniversary of Lourdes apparitions

  70. 1930 Thumbnail

    Agencies ramping up Syria aid efforts amid 'massive' drop in agricultural production

  71. 1931 Thumbnail

    Pope will announce on Monday date for canonization for over 800 saints

  72. 1932 Thumbnail

    Priests named finalists to represent Germany in Eurovision 2013 with Gregorian hymn

  73. 1933 Thumbnail

    Children's Comic Book: Explaining the story of the Second Vatican Council

  74. 1934 Thumbnail

    Pontifical Council for Culture: Reaching out to the Youth

  75. 1935 Thumbnail

    Pope visits seminarians in Rome

  76. 1936 Thumbnail

    Dealing with cases of sexual abuse: From denial to healing and prevention

  77. 1937 Thumbnail

    Tolerancia cero ante el abuso sexual para sanar heridas y lograr la prevención

  78. 1938 Thumbnail

    Virtual tour of Shrine of Vailankanni, the most important in Catholic India

  79. 1939 Thumbnail

    Pope pleased with rock band member's dreadlocks after Vatican concert

  80. 1940 Thumbnail

    Rock concert kicks off gathering for Pontifical Council for Culture

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    Pope invites others to learn about youth culture, but warns of sentimentalism

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    Vatican inaugurates art exhibit on Year of Faith

  83. 1943 Thumbnail

    Order of Malta celebrates 900th 'birthday'

  84. 1944 Thumbnail

    Vatican's Head of Family Council, says his words about homosexuals were manipulated

  85. 1945 Thumbnail

    Spain's Civil Guard: Celebrating 100 years of its patroness, Our Lady of the Pillar

  86. 1946 Thumbnail

    The Year of Faith: How are Things Going?

  87. 1947 Thumbnail

    Pope: What Creation can teach us about God's relationship with human beings

  88. 1948 Thumbnail

    Pope's General Audience: The connection God has with all things created

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    Safe Social Media: Avoid 'Cyber Violence' in the digital world

  90. 1950 Thumbnail

    Italian president becomes emotional during concert with Pope

  91. 1951 Thumbnail

    WYD Rio is six months away, but organizers say it's already having an effect on the youth

  92. 1952 Thumbnail

    Italy gifts Verdi, Beethoven concert to Pope to mark anniversary of Lateran pacts

  93. 1953 Thumbnail

    From Milan to Philadelphia. Vatican gets ready for next World Meeting of Families 2015

  94. 1954 Thumbnail

    Pope welcomes new Chaldean Patriarch, pray together for peace

  95. 1955 Thumbnail

    Pope invites consecrated persons to recall first love of God within their vocation

  96. 1956 Thumbnail

    Pro-life initiative aims to give legal recognition to human embryos

  97. 1957 Thumbnail

    Angelus: Courage, wisdom needed to stand for truth, even against society

  98. 1958 Thumbnail

    Card. Braz de Aviz: Focusing more on charism, rather than projects

  99. 1959 Thumbnail

    Cardinal Roger Mahony stripped from public duties over LA sex abuse cover up