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Pope Benedict the sixteenth celebrates two important anniversaries this coming week.
NC if -- Day and the seventh anniversary of his election -- -- has begun to show its age walking for example has become more difficult for the Pope.
He occasionally uses -- It needs to be wheeled in the saint -- on a rolling platform.
It all leads to a legitimate question could he resign as the papers just being that Cuba Mexico and that long east that entities.
And -- -- the volume of the strategy on the life right.
I think -- the sense that he's about to resign standout at any time in the history of the church there -- only been a handful of -- who have resigned.
But Benedict the sixteenth does leave open the possibility.
As he says in the book light of the world.
If -- Pope clearly realizes that he is no longer physically psychologically.
And spiritually capable of handling the duties of his office.
-- answer right and under some circumstances.
Also an obligation to resign.
-- Benedict has found himself right in the middle of the church sex abuse crisis he says that's no reason to call it quits as he says in light of the world when the danger is great one must not run away.
One must not run away from danger and say that someone else should do it there are moments when Pope Benedict made looked tired but nothing compared to the weakness and frailty of John Paul the second in his final years resignation may not be likely it is interesting to note that Benedict has twice visited the tomb of Celestine the fifth a thirteenth century Pope who did step down from the job.
In Rome Greg Burke Fox News.
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