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Pope reflects on resignation

May 15, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: During his homily at a weekday Mass on May 15, Pope Francis referred to the possibility that he may eventually resign. Commenting on the day’s reading, from the farewell message of St. Paul to the Ephesians, the Holy Father said: “When I read this, I think about myself, because I am a bishop and I must take my leave and step down.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - May. 15, 2018 8:01 PM ET USA

    Don't take this the wrong way, but many a supreme leader is heard to utter words such as these. These words usually get people's attention.