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Retired Pope Benedict XVI greets Pope Francis at the Vatican May 2. The 86-year-old retired pontiff, who had been staying at the papal summer villa in Castel Gandolfo since retiring Feb. 28, returned to the Vatican to live in a monastery in the Vatican Gardens. (CNS photo/L’Ossevatore Romano via Reuters)


  1. Infinite_Indeterminism says:

    And what’s so great about this picture, is that it shows so clearly which of the two Bishops is wearing the pellegrina…

    Thank you for your service, Benedict!
    Good luck in your service, Francis!


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