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Pope Benedict bids farewell to cardinals in Rome

Pope Benedict XVI has received cardinals for a farewell ceremony ahead of his departure for the papal retreat at Castel Gandolfo later on Thursday.

The 85 year old earlier vowed "unconditional obedience and reverence" to his eventual successor.

  • 28 Feb
  • From the section Europe
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