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In pictures: Pope Benedict XVI

The Queen shakes hands with Pope Benedict XVI at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh in 2010 during his tour of Britain. Photo: Reuters/Osservatore Romano
Pope Benedict (right) seen in 1951 with his brother Georg Ratzinger and friend Rupert Berger on the day that they were ordained. Credit: Reuters
Pope Benedict XVI sits with cardinals during his inaugural mass in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, April 24, 2005. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach CRB/JJ
German Pope Benedict XVI holds his pastoral staff as he arrives to lead his first public mass in 2005. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach CRB/JJ
A large crowd fills St Peter's Square during the Inaugural Mass. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach CRB/JJ
The Pope holds up the gospels in St. Peter's Square. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach CRB/JJ
Pope Benedict XVI succeeded Pope John Paul II. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach CRB/JJ
Pope Benedict XVI's holds a portrait of the late Pope John Paul II. Credit: REUTERS/Max Rossi
Prime Minister David Cameron and Pope Benedict XVI chat after speeches at a departure ceremony at Birmingham International Airport in 2010. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Pope Benedict XVI blessing a baby as he arrives in Hyde Park for a Prayer Vigil. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Pope Benedict XVI with the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams at a private meeting in 2009. Credit: ITV News
The Pope leaves at the end of today's St. Peter's Basilica mass in the Vatican following his resignation. Credit: Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi

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