"Pope Benedict XVI stunned the world by announcing he will step down
as the leader of the Catholic Church at the end of the month, citing
You've got to be kidding me with the timing. Yesterday for (as far as
I can recall) the first time in my life I was seated across from a
priest at dinner. Great conversation, sure (and an even better
dinner!). But a few hours later the Pope resigns for the first time
in 600 years? Argh! Now that would have been a discussion.