Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI Officially Announces Resignation

 

In Vatican City, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he would resign Feb. 28th because he is simply too old to carry on. Here is the text of his announcement, delivered to cardinals gathered for a ceremony to name three new saints: “Dear Brothers,  I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to...

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Pope Benedict XVI Officially Announces His Resignation For February 28 | AT2W

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