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 ...
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
Aug 21, 2013 ... Benedict greets Pope Francis in May as the former pope returned to the Vatican,
where he is living in seclusion. Photograph: Osservatore ...
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 ...
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 ...
Feb 26, 2014 ... VATICAN CITY (RNS) As the anniversary of his surprising resignation
approaches, Pope Benedict XVI has rejected as “simply absurd” the ...
Nov 28, 2013 ... In February 2013, Benedict XVI became the first Pope to resign in almost 600
years. Why did he do it?
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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.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The personal secretary of former Pope Benedict XVI
denied that the pontiff resigned as a consequence of a “mystical experience”.