Special Report: The loneliness of the short distance pope
Pope Benedict XVI waves as he arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square, at the Vatican in this October 24, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito/Files
Pope Benedict XVI blesses the pilgrims at the end of a holy mass on the Islinger field near Regensburg in this September 12, 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files
Pope Benedict XVI walks in the Italian Alps while on vacation in Les Combes in this July 21, 2009 file photo. To match Special Report POPE-RESIGNATION/DECISION REUTERS/Osservatore Romano/Files
Pope Benedict XVI nods off during a mass at the Granaries in Floriana in this April 18, 2010 file photo. POPE-RESIGNATION/DECISION REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/Files
People walk in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican in this February 19, 2013 file photo. To match Special Report POPE-RESIGNATION/DECISION REUTERS/Max Rossi/Files
Faithful hold a sign as Pope Benedict XVI leads the Sunday Angelus in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican in this February 17, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Allesandro Bianchi/Files
Pope Benedict XVI's twitter account is pictured with his first tweet on an iPad tablet in this file photo illustration taken in Milan December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/Files
German Catholic journalist Peter Seewald reacts as he holds his new book about Pope Benedict XVI while leaving at the end of a news conference at the Vatican in this November 23, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/Files
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