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Pope praises Benedict's courage on resignation anniversary

Francis calls on faithful to pray for predecessor via @Pontifex

11 February, 13:06
Pope praises Benedict's courage on resignation anniversary (ANSA) - Vatican City, February 11 - Pope Francis on Tuesday praised Benedict XVI's courage on the first anniversary of his predecessor's shock announcement that he was resigning as the head of the Catholic Church. Francis was elected to replace Benedict at a conclave last March.

"Today I ask you to join me in prayer for His Holiness Benedict XVI, a man of great courage and humility," Francis said via the papal Twitter account, @Pontifex.

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