Thousands gather in Vatican City as Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI lies in state

Thousands gather in Vatican City as Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI lies in state

Tens of thousands of people are gathering at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City to pay their respects to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who died on New Year’s Eve at the age of 95. NBC News’ Claudio Lavanga explains what Vatican City looks like this morning and what to expect ahead of Thursday’s funeral. 

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