Tourists walk past pictures of Pope Benedict XVI displayed in a shop in Rome

 
Tourists walk past pictures of Pope Benedict XVI displayed in a shop in Rome
Tourists walk past pictures of Pope Benedict XVI displayed in a shop in Rome February 12, 2013.Pope Benedict stunned the Roman Catholic Church on Monday when he announced he would stand down, the first pope to do so in 700 years, saying he no longer had the mental and physical strength to carry on. REUTERS/Tony Gentile