Pony Express: A time to work and a time to rest
Some eyebrows were raised when Pope Benedict XVI announced two days before Lent that he was resigning as Pope as of Feb. 28. After all, when a pope is elected as the "Successor of St. Peter", the church expects that he will remain in office until his death. It isn't mandated that a pope is elected for life, but it certainly had become a tradition.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at email@example.com and we can help you.