From resignations to drownings and beheadings, the papacy is full of unusual and surprising moments.
Pope Benedict XVI stunned the Catholic world with news of his resignation in February 2013, but he's certainly not the first. Here's a look back at other unusual and surprising moments in the history of the papacy.
Earth Day is April 22nd. How much do you know about the items you assumably recycle every day? Find out which ones are recyclable and which ones are not.