Blame it on the Boss in Roma

Bully pulpit takes on a new meaning

Looking for Pink Smoke over the Vatican?

imagesSMOKKEEEEE“VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Benedict shocked the world on Monday by saying he no longer had the mental and physical strength to cope with his ministry, in an announcement that left his aides “incredulous” and will make him the first pontiff to step down since the Middle Ages.

The German-born Pope, 85, hailed as a hero by conservative Roman Catholics and viewed with suspicion by liberals, told cardinals in Latin that his strength had deteriorated recently. He will step down on February 28 and the Vatican expects a new Pope to be chosen by the end of March.”


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B16 retires

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