Pope Benedict XVI Celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass - February 13, 2013
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 13: Faithful leave Saint Peters' Basilica after the celebration of the Ash Wednesday mass on February 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff will hold his last weekly public audience on February 27 at St Peter's Square after announcing his resignation earlier this week. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)
Pope Benedict XVI's final Mass
The Pope was given a standing ovation in St. Peter's Basilica as he presided over Ash Wednesday Mass. The occasion marked the Pope's final public mass before he resigns at the end of the month.