Pope Benedict XVI Holds His Final General Audience Before His Retirement

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Night falls over Vatican City on February 27, 2013 in Rome, Italy.... Fotografia de notíciasEspiritualidade,Estado da Cidade do Vaticano,Itália,Noite,Ponto Turístico Internacional,Religião,Roma - Itália,Vaticano,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 27: Night falls over Vatican City on February 27, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Pontiff has attended his last weekly public audience before stepping down tomorrow. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend the rest of his life in solitude away from public engagements. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)