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Pope Benedict XVI enters retirement

Published On: Feb 28 2013 03:13:50 PM EST

Pope Benedict XVI officially enters retirement today, the first pontiff to step down in 600 years. Take a look at what retirement has in store for his holiness.

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On Thursday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. in Rome, Pope Benedict XVI became the first retired pontiff in 600 years.

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