Gutsy pope

In my opinion, this resignation is the sign of a modern Pope.

None of this not knowing he’s sick until he’s dead, hanging on no matter what, a shadow of your former self, all that.

Very gutsy, practical, pragmatic decision. No fuss, no muss, he’s got a job to do, can’t do it, says sayonara.

Smart guy, good for him, good for us.

Go Benedict! (Meant as encouragement, of course, not get outta here)

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  • Margaret McC.  On 02/12/2013 at 12:42 pm

    His leaving, like his life, “classy.”

  • leftfooter  On 02/12/2013 at 3:19 pm

    No doubt the Holy Spirit has been at work here.

  • Jim Bowman  On 02/12/2013 at 3:27 pm

    Without whom, nothing happens. Indeed.

  • nancyjthorner  On 02/12/2013 at 10:28 pm

    A wise man is one who knows when his time is up to remain effective. Pope Benedict is a wise man among many fools in this world,

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