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The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI occurred on 28 February 2013 at 20:00 (8:
00 PM) CET (19:00/7:00 PM UTC). The resignation was first announced on the ...
A papal renunciation (Latin: renuntiatio) occurs when the reigning pope of the
Roman Catholic Church voluntarily steps down from his position. As the reign of ...
Nov 28, 2013 ... In February 2013, Benedict XVI became the first Pope to resign in almost 600
years. Why did he do it?
Aug 21, 2013 ... The former pope Benedict has claimed that his resignation in February was
prompted by God, who told him to do it during a "mystical ...
Feb 26, 2014 ... (RNS) In a letter to a journalist, the former pope indicates scandals did not drive
him from office and says he continues to wear white because ...
Nov 29, 2014 ... Pope Francis shocked the Catholic world today announcing that he plans on
stepping down from his position. Papal Resignation is extremely ...
Feb 28, 2013 ... In an unexpected move, Pope Benedict XVI -- born Joseph Ratzinger -- has
announced that he is to resign. Benedict was elected pope in 2005 ...
Apr 4, 2014 ... It is only the second time in 600 years that a sitting Pope has resigned. Church
leaders are in a panic. They just had a Cardinal conclave to ...
Apparently, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI recently told this to a friend, according to
the unnamed source, and as reported by the Catholic news agency, Zenit.
Feb 11, 2014 ... The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on Feb. 11, 2013, caught the world by
surprise, but after the initial shock wore off, it didn't seem all that ...