On the news of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation there will be many questions as to who will replace the Holy Father….
The 85-year-old pontiff made the announcement Monday, saying he no longer had the strength to carry out his papal duties.
How in the world can these consecrated religious who have professed to follow Christ more closely … be opposed to what the Vicar of Christ is asking? This is a contradiction,” he said.
But what drove him to withstand the criticism and disdain even of some of his brother bishops over his insistence on such a controversial point?