Pope Benedict XVI makes his final address
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LIVE: Benedict XVI holds final papal audience in Vatican

A special BBC programme as Pope Benedict XVI holds his final general audience at St Peter's Square in the Vatican before his resignation on Thursday.

Papal audiences are normally held inside a Vatican hall in the winter.

But such is the level of interest that the event is being held outdoors and 50,000 tickets have been requested.

  • 27 Feb 2013
  • From the section Europe