Pope Benedict XVI stands beside the relic of Pope Celestine V in the church St Maria of Collemaggio after the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009. Photo: Reuters Pope Benedict XVI stands beside the relic of Pope Celestine V in the church St Maria of Collemaggio after the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009. Photo: Reuters
Pope Benedict XVI stands beside the relic of Pope Celestine V in the church St Maria of Collemaggio after the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009. Photo: Reuters

Pope Benedict: diehard traditionalist who resigned his post

Pope Benedict XVI stands beside the relic of Pope Celestine V in the church St Maria of Collemaggio after the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009. Photo: Reuters Pope Benedict XVI stands beside the relic of Pope Celestine V in the church St Maria of Collemaggio after the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009. Photo: Reuters
Pope Benedict XVI stands beside the relic of Pope Celestine V in the church St Maria of Collemaggio after the earthquake in L'Aquila in 2009. Photo: Reuters
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