Pope Benedict XVI Resigns

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Today, Pope Benedict XVI says he is too old to be Pope. He is highly respected as the head of the Catholic Church. At the age of 85, he leaves a strong legacy of faith, apostolate and service to the Church and other religions.

VOCABULARY:

too old: to be excessively old; to be older than necessary

Pope: the boss of the Church

to be respected:  to be admired

head: the boss

at the age of 85: being 85 years old

legacy: inheritance

apostolate: the work of an apostle or follower of Christ

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