JUST IN: Former Pope Benedict XVI Dies At 95

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Former Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday died at 95 years, the Vatican announced.

With sorrow I inform you that the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, passed away today at 9:34 in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican,” Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said in a statement.

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In 2013, he became the first pontiff to resign as head of the Catholic Church since the Middle Ages.


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