When Will The Pope Resign?- Pope Benedict XVI Will Step Down On February 28th
When will Pope Benedict XVI resign? According to the latest report from Rome, the Pope is set to step down on February 28th. He’s stepping down due to health issues. Here’s the reasons why:
His statement was posted on the Vatican Radio website.
“After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry,” his statement said.
Pope Benedict XVI will be the first pope to resign since at least 1415. No word yet who will be the new Pope.
This story will be updated as we have more information.