Speaking publicly for the first time since he stepped down, 86-year-old pope emeritus Benedict XVI claimed that his surprise resignation in February was due to a months-long “mystical experience” during which “God told [him]” to retire. What do you think?


“Then why didn’t God just kill him?”

Frederic Brochu • Weld Inspector

“Yeah, God tells me to give up all the time.”

William Savitt • Unemployed

“There is no God.”

Lynn Takama • Slurry Blender