1. The Internet has many theories about what “really” prompted Pope Benedict XVI to resign.
4. As well as ideas about how the Catholic Church should publicize the upcoming conclave.
“I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry.”
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