Pope's paradise: the historic villas where the pontiff will retire to during the conclave

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Pope's paradise: the historic villas where the pontiff will retire to during the conclave

The Pope made history last week when he shockingly announced that he was to stand down due to 'advanced age', becoming the first to do so for six centuries. He will make his way to Castel Gandolfohe after abdicating at precisely 8pm on 28 February