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Pope resigns

February 14, 2013

On Monday here in Australia headline news was that Pope Benedict XVI became the second pope in 2000 years to voluntarily resign his post. Although I expected that, in a world where so many are judgemental, easily shocked and quick to cry “shame on you” on anything they disapprove of, there were very few cases I spotted in the chat streams along these lines.

Surely this is a sign of the times? Would the same general reaction have been true 50 years ago? Or even 10 years ago? Not that we had

Pope relieved of stress

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