Pope Steps Down: Now What?
It's possible you might see the Vatican start looking at resume's for their new job opening.
It is believed that once the papacy becomes vacant you must have a grace period of 15-20 days but much like everything else within the Catholic Church that is open for debate.
The world was stunned when Pope Benedict was the first Pontiff in 600 years to step aside and retire.
I feel like this is the perfect time to catch up on some reading:
Article Added: 2013-02-16
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