Biblical Times

Lord, please help me to know and do your Will.

Today marked the first papal abdication since the Middle Ages, leaving the world with mixed emotions.The Pope’s main reason for resignation has to do with not having the strength to lead and a declining health, considering that he is 85 years old. The pope called together a meeting among cardinals to tell them of “ a decision of great importance for the life of the church”– all of whom were shocked by the announcement.

His home country of Germany was somewhat shocked, along with the majority of people upon this announcement, but understanding nonetheless. One German Catholic states, “I didn’t really think it was possible to resign. But if he feels he’s not in a position to continue then its an honorable thing to do.” This conclusion reflects the sentiment of many people, which is confusion followed by mellow acceptance. The sudden resignation, however, does still feel…

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