A nun waves her handkerchief from a window as Pope Benedict XVI makes his final address at Castelgandolfo

 
A nun waves her handkerchief from a window as Pope Benedict XVI makes his final address at Castelgandolfo
A nun waves her handkerchief from a window as Pope Benedict XVI makes his final address at Castelgandolfo, February 28, 2013. Pope Benedict slips quietly from the world stage on Thursday after a private last goodbye to his cardinals and a short flight to a country palace to enter the final phase of his life "hidden from the world". REUTERS/Tony Gentile