Photos of the day Feb. 11, 2013
The Associated Press
Published: February 11, 2013 06:07PM
Updated: February 11, 2013 06:07PM
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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI, center, leaves after attending a meeting of Vatican cardinals where he read a document in Latin in which he announced his resignation, at the Vatican, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign Feb. 28 - the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)

A collection of the best photos from around the world Feb. 11, 2013.