Pope Benedict XVI Not the First Pontiff to Resign Office

This is a syndicated post from ZENIT - The World Seen From Rome. [Read the original article...]

As the world reacts to Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down from the Chair of Peter, Prof. Donald Prudlo, Ph.D., an associate professor of ancient and medieval history for Jacksonville State University, recalls that this is not the first time a pope has resigned from his office, and it may not be the last. T…


Ann Schneible (137 Posts)

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