Benedict XVI's Last Day As Pope

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•09 Feb 28, 2013

After nearly eight years as head of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI will step down from the papacy today at 8 p.m. Vatican time, beginning his post-retirement life as a so-called pope emeritus. What do you think?

  • “Great. He deserves a break after thoughtfully addressing the Church’s problems for all those years.”

    Brandon Vargas –
    Lag Screwer

  • “Man, he is going to get the sweetest watch.”

    Patricia Carrillo –
    Jersey Knitter

  • “But I never got to tell him how I felt!”

    Ian Pock –
    Tax Record Clerk

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