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Members of the congregation leave Westminster Cathedral after hearing a mass for Pope Benedict in central London on February 24, 2013. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI, who will step down on Thursday, gave his last Angelus in St Peter's Square. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Members of the congregation leave Westminster Cathedral after hearing a mass for Pope Benedict in central London on February 24, 2013. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI, who will step down on Thursday, gave his last Angelus in St Peter's Square....more

Members of the congregation leave Westminster Cathedral after hearing a mass for Pope Benedict in central London on February 24, 2013. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI, who will step down on Thursday, gave his last Angelus in St Peter's Square. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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Members of the congregation leave Westminster Cathedral after hearing a mass for Pope Benedict in central London on February 24, 2013. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI, who will step down on Thursday, gave his last Angelus in St Peter's Square. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Members of the congregation leave Westminster Cathedral after hearing a mass for Pope Benedict in central London on February 24, 2013. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI, who will step down on Thursday, gave his last Angelus in St Peter's Square....more

Members of the congregation leave Westminster Cathedral after hearing a mass for Pope Benedict in central London on February 24, 2013. On Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI, who will step down on Thursday, gave his last Angelus in St Peter's Square. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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