FEB.11.2013- Pope Benedictus XVI announced his resignation this morning. The announcement arrived as a totally unexpected news for the whole world.
Pope Benedictus XVI was appointed after the death of Pope Johanes Paulus II in april 2005. From german origin, Pope Benedictus XVI says his forces don’t allow him to exerce his fuction with strength anymore. A procedure for electing a new pope will start.
There will be 1 participant to the election of the new pope: Cardinal Gottdried Daneels, former archbishop of Belgium.