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Pope Benedict XVI enters retirement

Published On: Mar 11 2013 10:42:21 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2013 11:21:11 AM CDT

What does retirement mean for Pope Benedict XVI?

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Benedict will forego his ornate papal wardrobe and elbow-length cape, called a mozzetta, for a simple white cassock. He also will retire his famous red shoes in favor of a brown pair picked up on his trip to Mexico last year.

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