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Benedict XVI – resignation

From the The Vatican Radio website:

Dear Brothers:

I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonization, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.

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