FILE - In this feb. 28, 2013 file photo then Pope Benedict XVI delivers his last blessing from the window of the pontiff's summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, near Rome, after arriving from the Vatican. As cardinals move to elect a new pope, the Vatican has seemed intent on getting people to forget the last one. Benedict XVI's papacy ended last month with an act of great symbolism: Swiss Guards banged shut the giant doors of the papal palace in Castel Gandolfo at the strike of 8 p.m. Since then, Benedict has literally been kept out of sight, part of a calculated strategy to show he will play no role in selecting his successor. The emeritus pope has only been spotted once since retiring _ in a photo snapped by a paparazzo hiding in a tree. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho, file)

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FILE - In this feb. 28, 2013 file photo then Pope Benedict XVI delivers his last blessing from the window of the pontiff's summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, near Rome, after arriving from the Vatican. As cardinals move to elect a new pope, the Vatican has seemed intent on getting people to forget the last one. Benedict XVI's papacy ended last month with an act of great symbolism: Swiss Guards banged shut the giant doors of the papal palace in Castel Gandolfo at the strike of 8 p.m. Since then, Benedict has literally been kept out of sight, part of a calculated strategy to show he will play no role in selecting his successor. The emeritus pope has only been spotted once since retiring _ in a photo snapped by a paparazzo hiding in a tree.  (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho, file)
FILE - In this feb. 28, 2013 file photo then Pope Benedict XVI delivers his last blessing from the window of the pontiff's summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, near Rome, after arriving from the Vatican. As cardinals move to elect a new pope, the Vatican has seemed intent on getting people to forget the last one. Benedict XVI's papacy ended last month with an act of great symbolism: Swiss Guards banged shut the giant doors of the papal palace in Castel Gandolfo at the strike of 8 p.m. Since then, Benedict has literally been kept out of sight, part of a calculated strategy to show he will play no role in selecting his successor. The emeritus pope has only been spotted once since retiring _ in a photo snapped by a paparazzo hiding in a tree. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho, file)
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