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Statement Regarding Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

Bishop Etienne Responds to News of Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI   The Church Universal woke up today to the unexpected news that Pope Benedict XVI will resign as the Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter effective 8:00 pm Rome time on February 28, 2013.  This is the first time in modern history that a living Pontiff will resign from office.    From the very beginning of his Petrine Ministry, (successor to St. Peter) April 2005, Pope Benedict XVI has been a loving Shepherd of the Universal Church.  His faith and prayer, his depth […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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