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  • Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resignation_of_Pope_Benedi... - 17 hours ago

    The Pope's announcement marks a genuinely historic moment, which many .....
    Wikinews has related news: Pope Benedict XVI resigns effective February 28 ...

  • Ex-pope Benedict says God told him to resign during 'mystical ...

    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/21/pope-benedict-god-resign-...

    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 ...

  • BBC News - Why did Pope Benedict XVI resign? - BBC.com

    http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-25121121

    Nov 27, 2013 ... In February 2013, Benedict XVI became the first Pope to resign in almost 600
    years. Why did he do it?

  • Pope Benedict XVI's resignation explained - CNN.com

    http://www.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/europe/pope-resignation-q-and-a/

    Feb 11, 2013 ... In an unexpected move, Pope Benedict XVI -- born Joseph Ratzinger -- has
    announced that he is to resign. Benedict was elected pope in 2005 ...

  • Pope Francis Resigns | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

    http://www.theonion.com/video/pope-francis-resigns,3166... - 15 hours ago

    The Catholic world was rocked today as 76-year-old Pope Francis I announced
    plans to step down at the end of the month.

  • Pope resigns: as it happened - Telegraph

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/the-pope/9862227/Pope-resign...

    Feb 11, 2013 ... Pope Benedict XVI has resigned and will step down on February 28th, the
    Vatican has announced. We bring you the latest updates and ...

  • Pope Benedict Resigns - Huffington Post

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/pope-benedict-resigns/

    VATICAN CITY (RNS) When Pope Benedict XVI officially left the Vatican in a
    helicopter a year ago this week (Feb. 28), becoming the first pontiff in 60.

  • Pope Resigns 2012 - Huffington Post

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/pope-resigns-2012/

    Alan Cumming has a few suggestions for the Vatican when it comes to choosing
    Pope Benedict XVI's replacement. "If I was going to rebrand the Catho.

  • Pope Francis Stepping Down, Says 'There is no God' | Empire News

    http://empirenews.net/pope-francis-stepping-down-says-there-is-no-god/

    Nov 29, 2014 ... Pope Francis shocked the Catholic world today announcing that he plans on
    stepping down from his position. Papal Resignation is extremely ...

  • Pope's sudden resignation sends shockwaves through Church ...

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/11/us-pope-resigns-idUSBRE91A0B...

    Feb 11, 2013 ... VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict stunned the Roman Catholic Church
    on ... Catholics shocked as pope resigns, but little emotion. Mon ...