African Clergy Reacts to Pope's Resignation


As Pope Benedict XVI makes his final general appearance at St. Peter's Square, African clergy members have heaped praise on him.
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  • Nigeria:  Pope Emeritus - His Last Moments At the Vatican

    Vanguard, 1 March 2013

    AT exactly 5.07 p.m., yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI now pope emeritus, amid cheers from thousands of Catholic faithful, left the palace of the Papacy for the last time as pontiff. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Pope, Monarch, Leadership and Nigeria

    Vanguard, 28 February 2013

    FOLLOWING the sudden resignation notice served by the head of the Catholic faith,Pope Benedict XVI ,Catholics now have to fathom how to manage a retiree Pope before Easter which is ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Pope Benedict's Resignation

    Vanguard, 1 March 2013

    HIS Holiness, Pope Benedict stunned the Roman Catholic Church when he announced he would stand down - the first pope to do so in almost 700 years - saying he no longer had the ... read more »

  • Africa:  Pope Benedict's Contributions to Christian Unity

    Anglican Communion News Service, 27 February 2013

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed "profound thanks" on 27 February for the ministry and witness of Pope Benedict XVI as he ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Tanzania Hails Pope As He Steps Down

    Tanzania Daily News, 28 February 2013

    TANZANIA has joined the Catholic Church community in the world to bid farewell to Pope Benedict XVI by wishing him a happy life in retirement. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Arios! Pope Benedict XVI

    Vanguard, 28 February 2013

    TODAY marks the end of the reign of Pope Benedict XVI as the head of the Catholic Church, in a manner like no other. We are witnessing the end of an epoch which last took place 598 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Pope Benedict XVI Bids Farewell

    This Day, 28 February 2013

    Pope Benedict XVI spent the last day of his papacy Wednesday bidding farewell to the public and his aides as well as finalising plans for a life in retirement that will be spent in ... read more »

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