Reuters First with Resignation of Pope15 Feb 2013
Reuters was ahead of all international rivals with the resignation of Pope Benedict, who will step down on Feb 28th. The news of the first resignation by a pontiff since the Middle Ages rocked the Catholic Church and the world. Pope Benedict said he no longer had the strength to fulfill the duties of his office.
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