Jump to content

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

ARSEN

Pope Benedict XVI resigns

Recommended Posts

Floppin    5,443

This has more to it than just "declining health". A Pope hasn't resigned since the fuging middle ages. Every Pope declines in health and dies in office.

Regardless, we will get to see three popes in under a decade. There are many generations that didn't see three popes in a lifetime.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




ARSEN    9,448

I'm going through conversion to become a catholic right now. Imaging if president of the US announce that he's quitting.

  • Pie 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Floppin    5,443

I'm going through conversion to become a catholic right now. Imaging if president of the US announce that he's quitting.

It's happened more recently than the Pope resigning.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
ARSEN    9,448

Well yeah. But its just an example. There are over 1 billion catholics that wonder what just happened...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dpantherman    558

First thing that ran through my mind was that there was more to it. Yea hes old, but first time in 600 years? idk. Then again I'm not a Catholic and I have no idea how any of that stuff works.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
thatlookseasy    607

New pope, you know what that means- time for the betting lines.

http://www.paddypower.com/bet/novelty-betting/current-affairs/pope-betting?ev_oc_grp_ids=1178744&AFF_ID=3409

11/4 Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson (Ghana)

3/1 Cardinal Marc Ouellet (Canada)

4/1 Cardinal Francis Arinze (NIgeria)

Dude from Ghana was the favorite last time I believe, though to be honest any of the 3 current favorites would be crazy (a canadian or african pope?)

Richard Dawkins also a big underdog at 666/1 :D

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Floppin    5,443

Wow... Last time this happened over 600 years ago.

Pope Celestine V exercised his right to abdicate in 1294. So 719 years, to be exact.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SCP    30,419

So do Catholics get a free pass now until they replace this guy?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest   
Guest

This has more to it than just "declining health". A Pope hasn't resigned since the fuging middle ages. Every Pope declines in health and dies in office.

Regardless, we will get to see three popes in under a decade. There are many generations that didn't see three popes in a lifetime.

Its all about the Illuminati, duh.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

×