Pope Benedict XVI to Resign on Feb. 28

Posted on: February 11th, 2013 by ABC News No Comments

Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images(ROME) — Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the month, Italian news agency ANSA reports.

Benedict, 85, made the announcement in Latin during a consistory in Rome on Monday.  The pope said he will be stepping down from his post on Feb. 28.

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