Benedict XVIs First Hours as Pope Emeritus of Rome

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As the clock struck 8 yesterday evening, the time of Sede Vacante began, thus officially ending the pontificate of Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus of Rome. The Swiss Guards, who are charged with the protection of the Holy Father, closed the doors of the Apostolic Palace and departed from Castel Gandolfo. At a press c…

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Junno Arocho Esteves (452 Posts)


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