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Religious and political leaders in Ireland have paid tribute to Pope Benedict XVI, following his shock resignation. The pontiff, 85, is to resign at the end of February, after nearly eight years as the head of the Catholic church. Cardinal Sean Brady the pope's decision had been a "profound act of humility".
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