February 28, 2013. (Romereports.com) (-VIDEO ONLY-)
In his final hours as Pope, Benedict XVI said farewell
to the Vatican's Secretariat of State, Cardinal Tarciso Bertone
. He also said farewell to the Dean of Cardinals, Angelo Sodano
, marking the end of his eight year pontificate.
He boarded a helicopter before departing to the Italian town of Castel Gandolfo. It's a short trip of about 15 minutes.