February 23, 2013. (Romereports.com) (-ONLY VIDEO-) Benedict XVI
welcomed Italian President Giorgio Napolitano
on Saturday, soon after wrapping up his spiritual exercises.
It will be his last visit as Pope, before stepping down on February 28. Throughout his pontificate, the two heads of state have had a close relationship.
The Pope's resignation coincides with the end of Napolitano's seven year term
The meeting was described as cordial. The two leaders were joined by the president's wife.