For the record, the pope didn’t quit.
Enough of these “Chosen by God. Quit.” memes.
Pope Benedict XVI resigned in full knowledge that the Catholic Church needs a leader who is able to be of sound mind, body and health.
His entire papacy has been characterized by humility. In this last act of humility, he still puts the needs of the 1.2 billion faithful over his own. He is allowing for a new pope to take over to fulfill the role of the Vicar of Christ.
let’s get this straight, guys.