Mon February 11, 2013
After Pope's Surprise Resignation, A Flood Of Speculation
Originally published on Mon February 11, 2013 2:40 pm
Pope Benedict XVI, the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, unexpectedly announced Monday that he will resign at the end of the month. With his resignation comes speculation about his tenure, potential successors and the future of the Catholic Church. Rocco Palmo, who runs the blog Whispers in the Loggia, explores the pope's legacy and what's ahead for the Catholic Church.