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New Delhi : Vatican City is presently preparing for a historical occasion, when the present temporal head Pope Benedict XVI will abdicate and a new Pope will be elected by the Vatican Council. This will

PTI [ Updated: February 18, 2013 6:47 IST ]
the world s 10 popes you should know about
the world s 10 popes you should know about

New Delhi : Vatican City is presently preparing for a historical occasion, when the present temporal head Pope Benedict XVI will abdicate and a new Pope will be elected by the Vatican Council. This will happen after a gap of nearly 600 years, when a reigning Pope retires.




On the occasion of first Sunday window blessing since his retirement announcement, and the second-to-last before he leaves the papacy,  a huge crowd gathered at St. Peter's Square.

Pope Benedict will essentially live a cloistered life in a monastery behind the Vatican City's walls.

Now, let's take a look at 10  Popes you show know about : 







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