Thread: Pope Resigns
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Old 02-12-2013, 13:05   #9
steveksux
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Originally Posted by Geko45 View Post
It's been 600 years since a pope resigned. It's just not done. My guess is an internal political power stuggle in the church.
Not exactly...

There are rules regarding when a Pope can resign, saw an article today. He cannot be forced or pressured, and he must be of sound mind. That's the good news.

On the other hand it means if he was not of sound mind, he'd still be Pope...

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