https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resignation_of_Pope_Benedi... - 5 hours ago
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 ...
Feb 13, 2015 ... Then, there is the theory of his "forced resignation," which would invalidate the
election of Pope Francis. "Church law says a pope's resignation ...
Nov 28, 2013 ... In February 2013, Benedict XVI became the first Pope to resign in almost 600
years. Why did he do it?
Pope Benedict XVI on Monday said he plans on resigning the papal office on
February 28th. Below please find his announcement. Full text of Pope's
Mar 2, 2015 ... We recalled one of the most historic events on Saturday with the second
anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's official resignation -- the day he ...
Aug 19, 2014 ... Pope Francis suggested on Monday that he might one day resign the papacy –
which would make him the second consecutive pontiff to do so ...
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The personal secretary of former Pope Benedict XVI
denied that the pontiff resigned as a consequence of a “mystical experience”.
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.
http://www.theonion.com/video/pope-francis-resigns-3166... - 10 hours ago
Friday marks the 10-year anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina devastated New
Orleans, and many commentators have argued that not enough has been ...