Did the Pope resign to avoid an arrest warrant? (Probably not.)

Ever since the shock resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, my Facebook news feed has been inundated with dubiously sourced reports like this, arguing that he is stepping down because of an imminent warrant for his arrest. There are indeed serious arguments about the Pontiff's handling of the Church sexual-abuse scandals. But Google "Pope arrest warrant" … Continue reading Did the Pope resign to avoid an arrest warrant? (Probably not.)

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