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Pope says Farewell to the World in His Last General Audience

Last edited 4th March 2013

On Wednesday 27 February 2013, Benedict XVI led his last general audience, which is also his last public event as Pope. With more than 200,000 people in St. Peter's Square, he thanked everyone for their support during these last eight years and especially since he announced his resignation.

Click here to read the full text of the Holy Father's last ever General Audience address.

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Tara McInnes
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Tara McInnes wrote at 5:50am on February 28th 2013
wahhhh :( :( will miss you Papa Benedetto!!!
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Guest wrote at 1:35pm on March 3rd 2013
me too... :(