Pope announces resignation in historic move

comments     Jean-Louis de la Vaissiere, AFP     Published     Updated

Pope Benedict XVI announced today he will resign as leader of the world's 1.1 billion Catholics on Feb 28 because his age prevented him from carrying out his duties - an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic Church.

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