Faithful watch Pope's departure from St. Peter's Square

Nuns in Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City watch a giant screen of the helicopter carrying Pope Benedict XVI.
Nuns in Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City watch a giant screen of the helicopter carrying Pope Benedict XVI. Credit: REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
A woman cries as she watches the departure of Pope Benedict XVI on the giant screen.
A woman cries as she watches the departure of Pope Benedict XVI on the giant screen. Credit: REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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Benedict XVI leaves papacy

Pope Benedict XVI has officially ended his term as pope, becoming the first pope to do so since 1415.