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It was one of the concluding acts of a nearly eight-year, scandal-dogged papacy that, Benedict said on Wednesday, was filled with "light and joy" but also had its darker moments when "the Lord seemed to be sleeping."
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In the final hours of his papacy, Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican by helicopter, writes @RachelDonadio http://t.co/seMgGY5IYY

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