After leading the Catholic Church for eight years, the pope is stepping down. Read more about his life, his service to the Church and what happens next
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Early Monday morning, Marcelle Diedrich was half asleep when she heard the news on her radio that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of the month.
Archbishop John Nienstedt said he was surprised like everyone else around the world when he heard the news about Pope Benedict’s resignation for health reasons.
Archbishop Nienstedt on Pope Benedict’s resignation