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Pope resignation brings to light matters of personal choice within the Church

Pope resignation brings to light matters of personal choice within the Church

March 8, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s personal decision to renounce the papal role has given the world outside of the Vatican walls a fleeting glimpse of the person beneath the weight of the triple-tiara and the burden of papal duty. A first in 600 years, Joseph Ratzinger’s resignation demonstrates an expression...