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FILE - This Nov. 30, 2006 file photo shows Pope Benedict XVI, looking on during a solemn ceremony with Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I, unseen, in the Patriarchal Church of St. George, in Istanbul, Turkey, At the moment Cardinal Albino Luciani learned his colleagues had elected him pope, he responded, "May God forgive you for what you've done.'' The remark, by the man who became Pope John Paul I, was seen as an expression of humility, but also a commentary on the mammoth task ahead. There is no job like that of the pope. He is the CEO of a global enterprise, head of state, a moral voice in the world and, in the eyes of Roman Catholics, Christ's representative on earth. The man who emerges as pontiff from the conclave starting Tuesday has a crushing to-do list as he leads the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (AP Photo/Patrick Hertzog, pool, file)

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