Tag Archives: resignation

More on that “Rescript” concerning the “resignation” of office holders

Marco Tosatti has won from me the adjective “intrepid” which I have stripped from Tornielli (what’s up with him, anyway?).  He has piece about the recent odd Rescript “edict” about bishops and cardinals and other office holders resigning or being … Continue reading

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New norms for the resignations of bishops

My spidey-sense has been tingling for a while now.  Given recent events and developments (e.g., the havoc of the latest Synod and the surprise outcomes) I have suspected that perhaps a few bishops in different regions around the world might … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ new interview: his answer about Benedict XVI and Popes Emeriti

His Holiness Pope Francis gave a substantial interview which is published simultaneously in the Italian daily Corriere della Sera and an Argentinian source.  I read it in Italian.
The interview makes it clear that there were more than one recording devices used. … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI thinks your idea is “simply absurd”

Some people are suggesting that Benedict XVI’s resignation wasn’t legal and that he is still Pope.  I wrote about that HERE.
From CNA:
Benedict XVI affirms validity of his resignation
Vatican City, Feb 26, 2014 / 03:47 am (CNA).- Today the Italian newspaper … Continue reading

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The Holy Father in his own words

The Holy Father: ipsissimis verbis…

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Thank you, Pope Benedict

I am still absorbing the big news.
One way I am absorbing it is by trying to find ways to express appreciation of the Holy Father’s time as Pope.
I added a section to my online store in case you want to … Continue reading

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