Pope Benedict XVI Resigns

February 18, 2013   // 0 Comments

Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria. He could be the next pontiff by Angela Dodson and Frederick H. Lowe Pope Benedict XVI, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, announced Monday that he will retire February 28 because of his age and ill health. His resignation could open the door for the naming of a pope from Africa, the fourth black pontiff in the church’s history. Pope Benedict said in Latin i...

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