Pope Benedict XVI waves from the altar as he arrives on St Peter's square for his last weekly audience
Thousands of people gathered in the square to bid the Pope farewell
Benedict waves from his popemobile as he arrives on St Peter's Square
Cardinals applaud the Pope as he arrives on the altar
People travelled from all over Italy and abroad to thank the Pope and wish him well
In retirement, he will lay aside the red 'shoes of the fisherman' that have been part of his papal attire
Pope Benedict will assume the title of 'Pope Emeritus' and be addressed as 'Your Holiness' when he retires
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