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Archbishop Cushley meeting inhabitants of Chipolomba village including Mary Jackson, in the yellow jumper

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Benedict XVI announces his resignation in Latin on February 11 2013 (CNS)

This is what it was like to witness the moment Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in 600 years

Benedict XVI announcing his resignation at a meeting with cardinals on February 11, 2013 Below: The cardinals gather for the meeting, a video reflecting on the resignation and Benedict XVI at prayer (CNS, video via RomeReports)

A year ago Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in 600 years. Here is Archbishop Leo Cushley’s moving eyewitness account of that day