The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Benedict will resign on February 28, according to Reuters.
The media agency also reported that in a statement Pope Benedict said his strength is no longer adequate to continue in office due to his advanced ages.
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Cardiff Council said the man was sleeping rough in the city and was known to its outreach services.
The University said its staff and students will be informed of any changes as it deals with an ongoing incident.