Snapshots of the Fortnight (February 6 - 19)

Curated by: Forbes India Photo Team
Published: Feb 22, 2013
Snapshots of the Fortnight (February 6 - 19)

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Lightning strikes St Peter's Dome in Vatican City on February 11 as Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would resign as the leader of the world's 1.1 billion Catholics, with effect from February 28. He said his age prevented him from carrying out his duties — an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic Church