File picture shows German cardinal Karl Lehmann leaving a church service at the cathedral in Mainz

 
File picture shows German cardinal Karl Lehmann leaving a church service at the cathedral in Mainz
File picture shows German cardinal Karl Lehmann, head of Germany's bishops conference leaving a church service at the cathedral in Mainz December 2, 2007. Cardinal Lehmann announced on January 15, 2008 that he will resign as head of Germany's bishops conference on February 18, 2008 due to health reasons. Picture taken December 2, 2007. REUTERS/Alex Grimm/File (GERMANY)