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Former Pope Benedict’s body lays in state

By Reuters
02 January 2023   |   11:47 am
This video contains images of the former Pope's body. Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni was among those paying their respects to the body of Benedict at St. Peter's Basilica in the first of three days of public viewing. Benedict died on Saturday at the age of 95.

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