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Ben·e·dict

(ben'ĕ-dikt),
Stanley R., U.S. chemist, 1884-1936. See: Benedict solution, Benedict test for glucose, Benedict-Hopkins-Cole reagent.

Ben·e·dict

(ben'ĕ-dikt),
Francis G., U.S. metabolist, 1870-1957. See: Benedict-Roth apparatus, Benedict-Roth calorimeter.
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Speaking at the Radio Times Festival yesterday, Dominic, 38, said: "I really want Benedict Cumberbatch to come and do a turn.
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There is absolutely no doubt regarding the validity of my resignation from the Petrine ministry," Benedict, 86, who now has the title "pope emeritus," said in a letter to the Italian website Vatican Insider published on Wednesday.
It was the first time Benedict and Francis have appeared together at a public liturgical ceremony since Benedict retired a year ago, becoming the first pope to step down in more than 600 years.
Benedict is highly recognized for its open door policy; which allows applicants to be admired with a GED certificate.
The Zenit news agency reported that Benedict said he resigned because God "told me to.
Benedict was waiting at the helipad of the Papal summer residence Castel Gandolfo, where the pair embraced after Francis landed.
Now that Benedict is finally in a position to grant his own wish to step down, the debate over his legacy is officially open.
As his closest aide wept by his side, Benedict bade farewell to Vatican officials gathered in the San Damaso courtyard of the Apostolic Palace, a corps of Swiss Guards standing by at attention.
FINAL FLIGHT: Pope Benedict XVI leading a session of prayer and reflection with the College of Cardinals, at the Vatican a poignant farewell before he became the first pope in 600 years to resign.
Summer home: Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd from the window of the Pope's summer residence of Castel Gandolfo (top), after leaving the vatican by car and helicopter for the last time.
But Benedict has tried to address those worries, saying he would be "hidden from the world" in a life of prayer.