The Vatican Prepares For The Retirement Of Pope Benedict XVI's Retirement : News Photo

The Vatican Prepares For The Retirement Of Pope Benedict XVI's Retirement

Credit: 
Peter Macdiarmid / Staff
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 24: Sculptures on top of the Colonnades in St Peter's Square are covered in protective netting during restoration on February 24, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff will hold his last weekly public audience on February 27, 2013 before he retires the following day. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend the rest of his life in solitude away from public engagements. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Caption:
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 24: Sculptures on top of the Colonnades in St Peter's Square are covered in protective netting during restoration on February 24, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff will hold his last weekly public audience on February 27, 2013 before he retires the following day. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend the rest of his life in solitude away from public engagements. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Calculate price
View basket
Date created:
February 24, 2013
Editorial #:
162510344
Restrictions:
Contact your local office for all commercial or promotional uses.
Licence type:
Rights-managedRights-managed products are licensed with restrictions on usage, such as limitations on size, placement, duration of use and geographic distribution. You will be asked to submit information concerning your intended use of the product, which will determine the scope of usage rights granted.
Collection:
Getty Images News
Max file size:
3,000 x 1,831 px (25.40 x 15.50 cm) - 300 dpi - 1.11 MB
Release info:
Not released.More information
Source:
Getty Images Europe
Object name:
73501281

Keywords

This image is subject to copyright. Getty Images reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip, and to seek damages for copyright violations. To learn more about copyright and Getty Images’ enforcement program, click here. Availability for this image cannot be guaranteed until time of purchase.
Sculptures on top of the Colonnades in St Peter's Square are covered... News Photo 162510344Colonnade,Cultures,Horizontal,Human Interest,International Landmark,Net,On Top Of,Protective,Religion,Restoration,Sculpture,Spirituality,St Peter's Square,State of the Vatican City,Vatican CityPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesVATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 24: Sculptures on top of the Colonnades in St Peter's Square are covered in protective netting during restoration on February 24, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff will hold his last weekly public audience on February 27, 2013 before he retires the following day. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend the rest of his life in solitude away from public engagements. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)