‘Benedict XVI: I’m leaving St. Peter’s boat’

Published on 12 February 2013 at 12:15

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“We don’t know what will happen after Benedict XVI steps down on February 28, even the Pope himself doesn’t know - he is no clairvoyant after all. So a lot is at stake. [But] the ‘Panzer’ Joseph Ratiznger will go down in history as a great Pope”, writes Warsaw daily’s columnist Jan Turnau.

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