Pope Benedict to Resign Feb. 28

Pontiff will step down Feb. 28 in surprise move, church confirms

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 11, 2013 5:15 AM CST | Updated Feb 11, 2013 7:46 AM CST

(Newser) – Pope Benedict XVI has today become the first pope since the Middle Ages to resign his post, announcing he will do so at the end of the month because he lacks the strength needed for the job, reports Reuters. The move was "entirely unexpected,...   Read full story »


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