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

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resignation_of_Pope_Benedict_XVI

    The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI occurred on 28 February 2013 at 20:00
    CET (19:00 UTC). The resignation was first announced on the morning of 11 ...

  • Papal resignation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    A papal resignation (Latin: renuntiatio) occurs when the reigning pope of the
    Roman Catholic Church voluntarily steps down from his position. As the reign of
    the ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • Pope Benedict rejects rumors on why he resigned as “simply absurd”

    http://www.religionnews.com/2014/02/26/pope-benedict-rejects-rumors-re...

    Feb 26, 2014 ... VATICAN CITY (RNS) As the anniversary of his surprising resignation
    approaches, Pope Benedict XVI has rejected as “simply absurd” the ...

  • Pope Resigns - Huffington Post

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/pope-resigns/

    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.

  • Pope Resignation - Huffington Post

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/pope-resignation/

    The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI may be a big story, but news networks still
    seem to be waiting for the arrival of a new pope to send their bigges.

  • Pope's resignation linked to gay conclave: report - NY Daily News

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/pope-resignation-linked-gay-conc...

    Feb 22, 2013 ... Pope Benedict's stunning resignation is being linked to a bombshell report
    exposing a secret gay conclave at the Vatican being blackmailed ...

  • POPE FRANCIS RESIGNS! | Weekly World News

    http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/55560/pope-francis-resigns/

    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 ...