Nightly News   |  February 11, 2013

Lightning strikes on day of Pope’s abdication

A bolt of lightning hit St. Peter’s dome in the Vatican on the day Pope Benedict announced he would be stepping down. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> we don't know what this could mean but the french press agency put out this photo from today showing st. peter's basilica at the vatican on the day we learn the pope was abdicating on a day of stormy weather in rome, it should be said.