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Castel Gandolfo - Benedict XVI's Residence During The Next Conclave

ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 20: A man opens the main door of the Apostolic Palace of Castelgandolfo on February 20, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Apostolic Palace and The Pontifical Villas of Castelgandolfo, 10 miles south Rome, are the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope's summer home

Pope Benedict XVI will soon be departing for his summer home as his reign as the head of the Catholic church comes to an end. He resides in the small Italian town of Castel Gandolfo during the warm months, after which he will retire to a monastery behind the Vatican.