Thread: Pope Resigns
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Old 02-11-2013, 19:52   #7
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Originally Posted by Roering View Post
Surprising but understandable. Typically you do keep the position until your last breath but I've always thought it a bad practice to maintain the position when you are clearly not capable of functioning at the necessary level.

On a personal note I'll miss having him as my Pope. He was in some ways perfect for the position and a much needed flavor of orthodoxy after JPII.
The problem with orthodoxy is that it tends to be inflexible in a world that is in constant and ever accelerating change.
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