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.
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