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Topic: Pope Benedict XVI

Bishop Davies calls for ‘prayer, not punditry’ ahead of conclave

Bishop says change of heart, not administrative changes, would bring true reform

We have all now grown used to the idea of the Pope’s abdication: the reality will be harder to take in. It remains a great sorrow to have to live through

This has been a very great pontificate: we now need a vigorous pope who will defeat the treacherous bureaucrats who undermined Pope Benedict

Pope Benedict XVI’s final day in office: live blog

Follow for minute-by-minute updates throughout the day

Benedict XVI: I am beginning the last stage of my pilgrimage on earth

Benedict XVI delivers his final words as Pope to cheering pilgrims at Castel Gandolfo

Benedict XVI pledges obedience to his successor

‘Among you,’ Benedict XVI told the assembled cardinals, ‘is the future pope’

Benedict XVI meets political leaders for last time

Pope tells president of the Slovakian Republic: ‘I would have gone to Slovakia this year’

Full text of Pope’s farewell address to cardinals

Benedict XVI promises his ‘unconditional obedience’ to next pope

Pope says he made decision to abdicate with ‘profound serenity’

Benedict XVI thanks Catholics around the world for their support in final address as pope

Best moments of Benedict XVI’s pontificate

Relive Pope Benedict’s eight-year pontificate in less than two minutes

Full text of Benedict XVI’s last address

At last general audience the Pope says during his pontificate he felt the Lord’s presence every day