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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Pope Benedict XVI shocked the Catholic Church by resigning Monday. Here are newspaper pages from around the world.

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Gallery updated: 2/12/2013 12:33 PM

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With a few words in Latin, Pope Benedict XVI did what no pope has done in more than half a millennium, stunning the world by announcing his resignation Monday and leaving the already troubled Catholic Church to replace the leader of its 1 billion followers by Easter. Here are how newspapers from around the world handled the story.
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