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Pope to resign in historic move

Pope Benedict XVI waves to worshippers as he arrives at St. Peter's Square on December 29, 2012. Pope Benedict XVI has announced he would resign, citing old age, in a stunning announcement that marked a first in the modern history of the Catholic Church.Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday he will resign because of old age, becoming the first pontiff in more than six centuries to step down in a move that stunned the world.