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Benedict XVI's Last Day As Pope

After nearly eight years as head of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI will step down from the papacy today at 8 p.m. Vatican time, beginning his post-retirement life as a so-called pope emeritus. What do you think?

  • “Great. He deserves a break after thoughtfully addressing the Church’s problems for all those years.”

    Brandon Vargas Lag Screwer
  • “Man, he is going to get the sweetest watch.”

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  • “But I never got to tell him how I felt!”

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