Pope Bids Farewell to Huge Crowds

Pope Bids Farewell to Huge Crowds

(Vatican City) – Pope Benedict XVI has held the last audience of his pontificate in St Peter’s Square on the eve of his historic resignation as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. Tens of thousands of pilgrims carrying banners saying “Thank you!” flooded St Peter’s Square to bid a final farewell to the 85-year-old […]

Pope Says Will Resign on Feb 28

Pope Says Will Resign on Feb 28

Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will resign on February 28 because his age prevented him from carrying out his duties, an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic Church. “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are […]

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