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The 85-year-old pope dropped the bombshell in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals, surprising even his closest collaborators even though he had made clear previously that he would step down if he became too old or infirm to carry on.
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Pope says he lacks strength to fulfill duties and on Feb. 28 will become 1st in 600 years to resign. http://t.co/JR0dhee5 #pope

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