2 popes on hand in historic 1st cardinal ceremony

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis, top center, leads a consistory inside the St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Retired Pope Benedict XVI, white figure seen at center left, joined Pope Francis at a ceremony Saturday creating the cardinals who will elect their successor in an unprecedented blending of papacies past, present and future. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)