Pope Benedict XVI resigns due to age and declining healthPolitics London, Great Britain - 17 September 2010
Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation on February 11, 2013, explaining that his strength is no longer adequate for him to continue in office due to his advanced age.
The pope will renounce the office of Bishop of Rome on February, 28, 2013.
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