Pope Benedict XVI waves to the faithful as he arrives in the Popemobile at St Peter's Square on February 27, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. 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..
(Feb. 26, 2013 - Source: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Europe)