After Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise announcement that he is resigning February 28, 2013, the Roman Catholic Church is preparing for a “conclave,” where cardinals under the age of 80 will gather to elect his successor. Managing editor Kim Lawton looked at the centuries-old process of selecting the pope. Video courtesy Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Watch [...]
Religion News Service Editor in Chief Kevin Eckstrom spoke with CTV News about the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
In a move that took the world by surprise, Pope Benedict XVI on Monday (Feb. 11) announced that he will resign on Feb. 28. Click on any image below to view photo slideshow.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a move that took the world by surprise, Pope Benedict XVI on Monday announced that he will resign on Feb 28.