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# Pope resigns

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Meet the men who could succeed Pope Benedict XVI
Explainer: How is a new Pope chosen?
Cardinals begin process of arranging conclave to elect new pope
Benedict XVI formally steps down as leader of Catholic Church
Last day: Benedict XVI's papal powers expire at 7pm tonight
Benedict XVI holds final address before stepping down as pope
Pope to hold his final Vatican audience ahead of departure
Report: Pope decided to resign after internal report on adultery
Pope calls for Catholic Church to 'renew' as thousands flock to prayers
Vatican admits Pope had secret heart operation three months ago
A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last
The best memes about the Pope's resignation
Eight years: A timeline of Pope Benedict's key moments
Archbishop Martin: It's amazing the pope had continued until now
Do popes resign?
Taoiseach extends 'best wishes' to Pope, President writes Pontiff a letter
Incredulity, shock and humility - The world reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation
In pictures: From Cardinal Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI
Pope’s brother: Pontiff was 'considering resignation for months'
Pope Benedict resigns, cites 'advanced age' and deteriorating health