FILE - This Feb. 27, 2013 file photo shows Pope Benedict XVI leaving after celebrating his last general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican. As cardinals move to elect a new pope, the Vatican has seemed intent on getting people to forget the last one. Benedict XVI's papacy ended last month with an act of great symbolism: Swiss Guards banged shut the giant doors of the papal palace in Castel Gandolfo at the strike of 8 p.m. Since then, Benedict has literally been kept out of sight, part of a calculated strategy to show he will play no role in selecting his successor. The emeritus pope has only been spotted once since retiring _ in a photo snapped by a paparazzo hiding in a tree. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, file)
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