Pope speaks of "rough seas" of papacy at emotional farewell




 
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Pope speaks of "rough seas" of papacy at emotional farewell
 
February 27th, 2013  
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Pope speaks of "rough seas" of papacy at emotional farewell
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict bid an emotional farewell at his last general audience on Wednesday, acknowledging the "rough seas" that marked his papacy "when it seemed that the Lord was sleeping." In an unusually public outpouring for such a private man, he alluded to some of the most difficult times of his papacy, which was dogged by sex abuse scandals, leaks of his private papers and reports of infighting among his closest aides. ...

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