March 4, 2013
A man holds images of cats before Pope Benedict recites his final Angelus as pope from his apartment window overlooking St. Peter’s Square Feb. 24. His papacy will officially end Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Rome time. Pope Benedict is known for his love of cats.

CNS PHOTO | PAUL HARING

Pope of the cats

A man holds images of cats before Pope Benedict recites his final Angelus as pope from his apartment window overlooking St. Peter’s Square Feb. 24.

His papacy will officially end Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Rome time.

Pope Benedict is known for his love of cats.