Pope Benedict XVI

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A picture shows German newspapers covering the resignation of Pope... News PhotoBerlin,Front Page,Germany,Horizontal,Newspaper,Pope,Pope Benedict XVI,Religion,Resignation of Pope Benedict XVIPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture shows German newspapers covering the resignation of Pope Benedict on their front pages on February 12, 2013. The pope's brother said on Monday he has known 'for a few months' that Benedict XVI was planning to resign and confirmed that the 85-year-old pontiff was 'feeling the burden of his age'. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)