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VATICAN-POPE-CONVENT

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A photo taken on February 19, 2013 shows the convent of Mater Ecclesiae (Mother of the Church) in the Vatican City State. The building will host Pope Benedict XVI, offering him a substantial four-story modern home complete with contemporary chapel, garden and a roof terrace looking out from a rise dominated by the Holy See's TV transmission tower. Pope Benedict XVI began a week-long spiritual retreat out of the public eye on Monday ahead of his resignation on February 28 with the field of candidates to succeed him still wide open. AFP PHOTO/ Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A photo taken on February 19, 2013 shows the convent of Mater Ecclesiae (Mother of the Church) in the Vatican City State. The building will host Pope Benedict XVI, offering him a substantial four-story modern home complete with contemporary chapel, garden and a roof terrace looking out from a rise dominated by the Holy See's TV transmission tower. Pope Benedict XVI began a week-long spiritual retreat out of the public eye on Monday ahead of his resignation on February 28 with the field of candidates to succeed him still wide open. AFP PHOTO/ Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 19, 2013
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A photo taken on February 19 2013 shows the convent of Mater... News Photo 162121791Convent,Horizontal,International Landmark,Photography,Religion,Show,State of the Vatican City,VaticanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA photo taken on February 19, 2013 shows the convent of Mater Ecclesiae (Mother of the Church) in the Vatican City State. The building will host Pope Benedict XVI, offering him a substantial four-story modern home complete with contemporary chapel, garden and a roof terrace looking out from a rise dominated by the Holy See's TV transmission tower. Pope Benedict XVI began a week-long spiritual retreat out of the public eye on Monday ahead of his resignation on February 28 with the field of candidates to succeed him still wide open. AFP PHOTO/ Filippo MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)