Pope thankful for 'prayers'

The Pope has made his first appearance at St Peter's Square window since his resignation announcement and thanked the faithful for their "prayers and support."

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Spectators reflect on Pope's visit to Birmingham

More than half a million people came to see Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Birmingham in 2010.

Spectators paid tribute to the Pope today, after the 85-year-old announced his resignation amid growing concerns about his health.

ITV News correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports:

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