It was six years ago today that Pope Emeritus Benedict’s resignation from the papacy became official, leading to the conclave which elected Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio to take his place or, more properly, Christ’s place, as His vicar. That is not to say that any particular Pontiff acts ‘as Christ would’, for in the two millennia of the Church’s pilgrimage towards her apocalyptic fulfilment, we have had good and bad popes, and everything in-between.
Like everyone else, I wonder what really was going on in the depths of Benedict’s mind as he resigned, and ever since, as events have unfolded. Does he

Praise the Lord