February 11, 2013. (Romereports.com)
These images show how Benedict XVI, in a calm and surprising manner,
announced in Latin that he will be resigning as the Successor of Peter.
The Pope explained that, “In order to govern the bark of Saint Peter and proclaim the Gospel, both strength of mind and body are necessary, strength which in the last few months, has deteriorated in me to the extent that I have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the ministry entrusted to me.