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Statement Regarding The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

Courtesy of fotografiafelici - Archbishop visit to Rome in 2008

Monday 11th February 2013

The Archbishop of York has released the following statement regarding the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI...

The Archbishop said:

 "With the news that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of February, the Christian world will miss a great theologian with great spiritual depth.

 "We should remember Pope Benedict communicated the revelation of God in a characteristic way as a true successor of St Peter. He was unafraid to proclaim the Gospel and challenge a culture that is so self-referential, managing to lift our eyes to God's glory.

 "Let us all lift our eyes to the glory of God, embracing his love and care for this world."

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