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** FILE ** This Nov. 20, 2010, file photo shows then newly-appointed Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, left, congratulated by Cardinal Angelo Sodano, second from right, after being elevated by Pope Benedict XVI during a consistory inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican. The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI opens the door to a host of possible successors, from the cardinal of Milan to a contender from Ghana and several Latin Americans. Ravasi is considered to be one of the contenders to be the pope's successor. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, file)

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** FILE ** This Nov. 20, 2010, file photo shows then newly-appointed Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, left, congratulated by Cardinal Angelo Sodano, second from right, after being elevated by Pope Benedict XVI during a consistory inside St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican. The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI opens the door to a host of possible successors, from the cardinal of Milan to a contender from Ghana and several Latin Americans. Ravasi is considered to be one of the contenders to be the pope's successor. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, file)

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**FILE** Pope Benedict XVI waves to the crowd at the end of a papal Mass in Regensburg, Germany, some 120 kilometers (about 75 miles) northeast of Munich, on Sept. 12, 2006. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Pope Benedict XVI waves to the crowd at the end of a papal Mass in Regensburg, Germany, some 120 kilometers (about 75 miles) northeast of Munich, on Sept. 12, 2006. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Pope Benedict XVI holds the pastoral staff as he celebrates Christmas midnight Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Dec. 25, 2008. (Associated Press)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" (Latin for "To the City and to the World") speech from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

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Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass in St. Patrick Church in Rome on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivered the announcement of his resignation from the papacy in Latin. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivered the announcement of his resignation from the papacy in Latin. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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** FILE ** In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, Pope Benedict XVI blesses children in the splendor of the Sistine Chapel.

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** FILE ** In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, Pope Benedict XVI blesses children in the splendor of the Sistine Chapel.

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Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass in St. Patrick Church in Rome on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ('To the City and to the World") speech from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ('To the City and to the World") speech from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ('To the City and to the World") speech from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and to the World") address from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and to the World") address from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in this Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, file photo. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) ** FILE **

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and to the World") Christmas message from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and to the World") Christmas message from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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** FILE ** Pope Benedict XVI, accompanied by his private secretary, Monsignor Georg Gaenswein (top left), and his butler, Paolo Gabriele, arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for a general audience on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)