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Pope Benedict XVI leads his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Looking tired but serene, the pontiff told thousands of faithful he was stepping down for "the good of the church," speaking in his first public appearance since dropping the bombshell announcement of his resignation.  (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Photo by: Alessandra Tarantino
Pope Benedict XVI leads his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Looking tired but serene, the pontiff told thousands of faithful he was stepping down for "the good of the church," speaking in his first public appearance since dropping the bombshell announcement of his resignation. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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