The Pope Tweets Farewell, Flees On Popecopter

Benedict peaces out on Twitter and takes to the sky. The Pope leaves the Vatican for the final time as Pope.

1. Benedict’s Farewell Tweet From @Pontifex

2. He Then Absconds In The Pontiff Chopper

Pope's helicopter leaving #Vatican @Pontifex

— MaryMurrayNBC (@Mary Murray)
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