pope http://kbia.org en What the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI means for the Catholic Church http://kbia.org/post/what-resignation-pope-benedict-xvi-means-catholic-church <p></p><p>The Catholic Church is at a crossroads. Pope Benedict XVI surprised just about everyone this week by announcing his resignation. The leader of the world’s one billion Catholics held his final public mass on Wednesday, at the end of this month, he will become the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:50:32 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 28935 at http://kbia.org What the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI means for the Catholic Church