Pope Benedict XVI bows out
Pope Benedict XVI with his secretary Georg Ganswein, May 10, 2007, in São Paulo, Brazil. (photo: Agência Brasil/Wikipedia Commons). An unusual relationship Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has with his secretary Georg Ganswein is under scrutiny by blogger
Video and photos from social media of Pope Benedict's last general audience in St. Peter's Square before he formally resigns.
Pope Benedict has been ushered off to the Apostolic Palace in Castel Gandolfo.
Pope Benedict XVI tweeted his final message from the @Pontifex Twitter account Thursday before retiring from the papacy.
VATICAN CITY — Benedict XVI stunned the world when he announced Feb. 11 he would resign as pope. But in retrospect, all the signs were there, and they even accelerated in recent months. Here's a look at the hints Benedict dropped starting in 2005, his