Pope Benedict to resign – what on earth is going on?

Only brief details but confirmation from Vatican that Pope is to go. Popes don’t normally resign.

More here

http://news.sky.com/story/1050513/pope-benedict-xvi-to-resign-reports

Looks like ill health and age are the reasons for the Pope going.

 

 

5 Comments on "Pope Benedict to resign – what on earth is going on?"

  1. Loved this comment : Edward Pentin, from the Catholic Herald, told Sky News: “It really is too early to say what his greatest achievement has been.”

    I can answer that : His resignation

  2. Spending more time with the kids….

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