It was a courageous decision for Pope Benedict XVI to resign. It is too soon to judge his Pontificate; we should all pray that he has a joyful and peaceful retirement. There is now the usual media frenzy over who should be the next pope. Interestingly Church law says that anyone baptised a Catholic is eligible to be elected as Pop, but it is usually a Cardinal!
We are in for an interesting few weeks.
TIME magazine lists Pope Francis among 100 most influential people, assigns Obama to write about him - And here’s some of what the president had to say about the pontiff: Rare is the leader who makes us want to be better people. Pope Francis is such a leader...
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