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    Sky news reporting pope to resign! He is unwell. Can popes resign? I thought they just died! Confirmed now. Retires on the 28th of Feb.
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    Confirmed on RTE. End of month. Failing health cited.
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    Confirmed. He will resign on Feb 28th due to failing health.

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    Apparently it's happened once before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by firefly123 View Post
    Sky news reporting pope to resign! He is unwell. Can popes resign? I thought they just died!
    Yes, they can resign, but hasn't happened since the middle ages.

    Can the Pope Retire?

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    being confirmed on RTE now.

    talking about failing health.

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    Yep, he's to resign on the 28th of February. One can only imagine failing health.
    FF said hello and welcome to the IMF. FG said goodbye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by firefly123 View Post
    Sky news reporting pope to resign! He is unwell. Can popes resign? I thought they just died!
    It's on most of the newswires now. To resign 28th February.

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    Who will lead the pedophiles, world-haters, misogynists and all their apologists unto heaven now?

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    Hard to believe he's been Pope for almost eight years now.
    FF said hello and welcome to the IMF. FG said goodbye.

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