Vatican: Retired Pope Benedict XVI will be called "emeritus pope"

Posted at: 02/26/2013 8:32 AM
By: Associated Press

The Vatican says one symbol of the papacy, the red shoes worn by the pope, will be replaced by a favorite pair of hand-crafted brown loafers.

Officials also say Pope Benedict will be known in retirement as "emeritus pope," and continue to wear a white cassock.