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Benedict XVI blessed the cardinals and gave a short speech

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About 200,000 people were expected to attend the general audience

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Benedict XVI speaks off-the-cuff about Vatican II in audience with priests

Benedict XVI was the only person able to hold back tears during his last Mass as pope at St Peter’s Basilica

The Pope celebrated an emotional last Mass for the distribution of the ashes, kissing the basilica’s altar for the last time