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 ... Benedict XVI shocked the world in February when he became the first pope to
resign in almost 600 years. But attention shifted quickly to the ...
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 ...
http://en.radiovaticana.va/Articolo.asp?c=663815 - 14 hours ago
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 ... One of the most difficult Gospel injunctions for Catholic journalists and
commentators is: "Do not judge, and you will not be judged." Because if ...
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... - 19 hours ago
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