Now, the Pope Benedict Conspiracy Theories Sex scandal? Nazi history? Prophecy? By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff Posted Feb 11, 2013 5:51 PM CST STORY COMMENTS (97) (Newser) – With Pope Benedict suddenly announcing his resignation today, we've looked at his legacy and the process for choosing his replacement. Now—forgive us—we delve into the inevitable conspiracy theories that "explain" his resignation: His Nazi History. Benedict has acknowledged he was forced ... Read full story » Read the comment policy View the discussion thread.