Ailing Pope Abdicates, Philly Reacts - NBC 10 Philadelphia

    Ailing Pope Abdicates, Philly Reacts

    Pope Benedict XVI announced he does not feel strong enough to carry out his duties and will step down as leader of the Catholic Church. This is the first abdication in over 600 years. NBC10's Christine Maddela reports. (Published Monday, Feb 11, 2013) Pope Benedict XVI announced he does not feel strong enough to carry out his duties and will step down as leader of the Catholic Church. See More