The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI occurred on 28 February 2013 at 20:00 (8:
00 PM) CET (19:00 UTC). The resignation was first announced on the morning ...
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?
Retired Pope Benedict XVI says his decision to quit last year was his alone -- that
he wasn't pressured, ... God Didn't Really Tell Ex-Pope Benedict To Resign.
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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 13, 2015 ... It also loosed conspiracy theorists who believe Benedict was forced to resign. On
Wednesday, one of the former pope's top lieutenants ...
Oct 12, 2015 ... Vatican Insider: Pope Francis Will Resign in 2016 Following Argentina Visit.
Pope has transformed Church into monstrosity that has nothing to ...
Mar 2, 2015 ... Pope Benedict XVI and Archbishop Georg Ganswein at Benedict's final general
audience in St. Peter's Square on Feb. 27, 2013, at the Vatican.
28, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican for the last time as pope, ending his
eight-year ... Read more about Pope Benedict XVI's resignation: a retrospective ...