Pope to resign: Report

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 11:30 hrs

London, Feb 11 (IANS) The Pope is to resign at the end of February, BBC reported Monday.

The 85-year-old became Pope Benedict XVI in April 2005 after the death of John Paul II.

The reasons behind his surprise resignation is yet to emerge.

The former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was 78 when he became the Pope.

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