Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Lucia Pope Benedict XVI's Resignation

Live reaction from around the world with The Guardian

Why Pope Benedict XVI will be remembered for generations ~ Timothy Stanley, CNN

Okay…okay… let’s talk about the “prophecies of Malachy” about Popes ~ What Does the Prayer Really Say?

10 Reasons Benedict's Resignation Is A Good Thing ~ Aggie Catholics

Director of the Holy See Press Office on the Pope's Resignation ~ Vatican Information Service

Pope Benedict's Devotion to Saint Celestine Signaled His Resignation from the Papacy ~ Dr Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

An Evangelical Looks at Pope Benedict XVI ~ Russell D. Moore, First Things

Benedict XVI the Precedent Setting Pope ~ Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Standing on My Head

5 comment(s):

ZenTiger said...

Wow! My first reaction is that I salute the bravery and faith exhibited by stepping aside for some-one more youthful and healthy, although it's hard to know who will actually receive the mantle.

I trust the new Pope will be as wise and build upon the foundations he laid.

I.M Fletcher said...

I find it a bit worrying, after hearing or reading somewhere that this Pope would actually be the last one.

Lucia Maria said...

Fletch, he won't be. By Easter we will have a new one.

mzala said...

"In Catholicism, there is no right or left but only orthodoxy and error." - Timothy Stanley
From my early teens, always been a big fan of Pope Benedict from the 'time' of Ratzinger.God bless this intellectual giant,this man of humility, this man of faith. Peter indeed!
I think I go with the line that Our Holy Father outwitted the wolves (no pun intended) with this bolt (almost) form the blue.
An interesting co-incidence is that our priest on Sunday (a fire and brimstone guy - yes they still exist in NZ:)mentioned that something big is brewing. Most certainly bigger than Our Holy Father's resignation methinks.
God Bless you Holy Father - the Pope of Christian unity

scrubone said...

"In Catholicism, there is no right or left but only orthodoxy and error."

Very true - and you can extend that to all of Christianity.

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