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Pope Benedict XVI's announcement that he will step down at the end of the month is stunning but not surprising for a man with experience running a critical sector of the Vatican hierarchy while his predecessor John Paul II lingered in extremis as absolute ruler of a spiritual empire of a billion l...
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The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI: Is it health? Politics? Or both? | http://t.co/e8QplPsg (via @TIMEWorld)

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