Citing his advanced age and declining health, 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI announced today that he will step down from the papacy on the last day of February, marking the first time since 1415 that a pope has resigned from the job. What do you think?
“Benedict has made a mockery of our proud tradition of watching popes slowly shrivel away and descend into senility!”
Thomas Corbin • Systems Analyst
“Will he be going back to his old name now? I need to know how to address this card.”
Mark Ebersole • Wheat Cleaner
“I hope they pick someone cool to replace him. That guy’s a square.”
Prudence Bannen • Master Electrician