Day: February 11, 2013


Pope Benedict XVI to Abdicate – Ad Orientem (OX)

Moscow Says Change in Pope of Rome Won’t Hurt Relations – Byz, TX (OX)

HG Bishop Angaelos on Resignation of Pope Benedict – Copt.Or.Ch. UK (OR)

Enthronement Speech of Patriarch John X of Antioch – Mystagogy (OX)

Never Converse With Demons – Abbot Tryphon, The Morning Offering

Inside Holy Resurrection Monastery (Video) – HTRNews (EC)

My Year of Living Reclusively – Pithless Thoughts (OX)

Tradition is in the Life of the Church – Fr. Ted’s Blog (OX)

The History of Papal Electoral Law – St. Elias Today (EC)

Holy Father (An E. Orth. Christian Looks West) Pt. 3 – MONKROCK

An Unneccesary Existence – Fr. Freeman, Glory to God For All Things (OX)
Legend:EC = Eastern Rite Catholic
OX = Orthodox Church
OR = Oriental Church (Coptics, etc.)
RC = Latin Rite Catholic


Special E. W. T. N. Roundtable on Papa Bene’s Resignation – NCRegister

The Reason Benedict Resigned – William Fahey, Crisis Magazine
The First Post-Conciliar Pope – Michael J. Miller, The Catholic World Report
The Pope Abdicates – Ross Douthat, The New York Times
Msgr. Ratzinger: My Brother had Considered Stepping Down for Months – Cat. Harmon
In Papa Bene’s Home Town Dismay but also Acceptance of His Decision – Dam. McElroy
Papa Bene: Far from the First Pope to Resign – Dr. Jeff Mirus, Cth Culture/On the Cltr
Pope Benedict and the Holy Grail – John Darrouzet, Catholic Stand
Papa Emeritus – Dr. Edward Peters, In the Light of the Law
Why Papa Bene’s Big News is a Big Deal to Catholics – Ryan Eggenburger, Ignitum Today
Benedict XVI and the Mustard Seed – Fr. Christopher Smith, The Chant Café
S. S. P. X. Reacts to Pope’s Announcement – Fr. Z’s Blog
Preoccupied with Sex and Gender – Robert P. George DPhil, First Things/First Thoughts
Papa Bene’s Resignation is a First for Canon Law – Luca Rolandi, La Stampa/Vtcn Insdr
An Open Letter to Our Beloved Papa – Martina, Catholic Sistas
A. P. Frames Papa Bene in Some Warped Timeframes – Terry Mattingly, P/Get Religion
U. S. Vice-President & “Catholic” Joe Biden: I’m Not Running for Pope – Matthew Archbold
‘Your Pontificate Will Shine Like a Star’ – Estefania Aguirre, CNA/EWTN/Daily Reg
Papa Bene “Let Me Tell You the Story of My Council” – Giacomo Galeazzi, La Stampa/Vtc Ins
Tuesday Afternoon Update on Papa Bene and What Happens Next – The Editors, Big Pulpit
For the Tuesday Afternoon Edition Click Here – Chief Editor, Big Pulpit


Images from the Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI
– The Catholic Herald

Geo. Weigel on Papa Bene: Realities of World Where People Live Much Longer – Mat. Schmitz
Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation in Historical Context – Donald S. Prudlo, Crisis Magazine
Papa Bene: A Pontificate Steeped in Humility – David Hartline, The American Catholic
I Want My Papa Bene Back – Patrick Archbold, National Catholic Register
Pope Emeritus 101 – Rocco Palmo, Whispers in the Loggia
Pope Benedict XVI Has Lead Through Humble Example – Jeffrey A. Tucker, The Chant Café
Full Text of Papa Bene’s Resignation Announcement – Don. R. McClarey, The American Cthlc
Card. Dolan: Papa Bene’s Resignation is an Important Moment in Our Lives. . .s – Daily Reg
The Whole Church is in Shock as Pope Benedict XVI Resigns – A Reluctant Sinner
When a Pope Should Step Down – Matthew Schmitz, First Things/First Thoughts
An Evangelical Looks at Pope Benedict XVI  – Russell D. Moore, First Things/On the Square
Rod Dreher: “Pontificate was a Failure” – Rod Dreher
The “Prophecies of Malachy” about Popes – Fr. Z’s Blog
On the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI – Christopher Blosser, The American Catholic
Can the Pope Retire? – Fr. William Saunders, Catholic Education Resource Center
Afternoon Update on the Resignation of Papa Bene – The Editors, Big Pulpit
Tuesday Afternoon Update on Papa Bene and What Happens Next – The Editors, Big Pulpit
For the Tuesday Afternoon Edition Click Here – Chief Editor, Big Pulpit