Pope Benedict XVI, the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger who took office in 2005 following the death of his predecessor, said on Monday that he will resign on Feb. 28, the first pope to do so in six centuries.
Nothing in his papacy became him like the leaving of it? The spectacle of Zombie John Paul II must’ve made an impression.
And let’s hope the church finds someone better able to address the pedophilia scandal … if there is anyone left untainted. No link right now, but the cardinal in L.A. was robbing cemetery upkeep funds to pay settlements. The rot runs deep. Not even hoping for a sane position on birth control right now ….
From the LGM thread: “He never did fully recover from that fight with Yoda.”
… They meant Mace Windu, now that I think about it. Hm, I wonder if … yes, the internet is way ahead of me on Obama Windu.