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Citing poor health, pope to abdicate

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would step down as head of the Roman Catholic church, the first pontiff to give up his duties since 1415.

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  • Headline: Citing poor health, pope to abdicate
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 02/12/2013
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