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Farewell to Pope Benedict

HELLO EVERYONE. THIS IS CYNTHIA ARCENEAUX FROM THE KPLC NEWSROOM. THE PAPACY OF BENEDICT THE 16TH IS OFFICIALLY OVER. HIS EIGHT YEAR PONTIFICATE CAME TO AN END THIS MORNING WHEN THE SWISS GUARDS STANDING AT ATTENTION IN CASTEL GANDOLFO SHUT THE GATES OF THE PALAZZO. BEFORE LEAVING THE VATICAN, BENEDICT GAVE A SPEECH TO CARDINALS, PLEDGING HIS UNCONDITINOAL REVERENCE AND OBEDIENCE. SPECIAL MASSES WERE HELD ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING HERE IN LAKE CHARLES. WE'LL BRING YOU HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MASS THAT WAS LED BY BISHOP GLEN JOHN PROVOST AT NOON TODAY AT IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHEDRAL. HOPE YOU'LL JOIN US TODAY ON LIVE AT FIVE.

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