Pope steps down

POPE Benedict officially resigned as leader of the Catholic Church on Thursday (28 February).

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Lucky last week.

Madeline S (Age 14) wrote on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 @ 20:26

Now he can spend time with his family

Calum C (Age 13) wrote on Friday, 22 February 2013 @ 10:09

He is rather old he'll have more time to himself now

Eve M (Age 14) wrote on Friday, 22 February 2013 @ 14:26

Good for him , now he can on relax as he is drawing older

Sofia J (Age 16) wrote on Sunday, 24 February 2013 @ 13:10

Now he can sit back and enjoy retirement

Zac D (Age 15) wrote on Monday, 25 February 2013 @ 14:14

On the 3rd line of the 1st paragraph, you wrote Friday 28th Febuary when it's the 27th of Febuary. Or is that the time of Vatician City?

Ahmet C (Age 13) wrote on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 @ 20:23

Its good that he's steppede down because he is to old to do the job at his full potential.

Lucy S (Age 15) wrote on Friday, 1 March 2013 @ 17:11

It was the 28-02-2013

Liam S (Age 15) wrote on Sunday, 3 March 2013 @ 16:54

Wow, look at the crowds! I dont know much about him, but it looks like the world are going to miss him.

Emily Q (Age 14) wrote on Sunday, 3 March 2013 @ 17:12

Being the Pope is a huge job so one man can only do it for so long!

Orla M (Age 15) wrote on Sunday, 3 March 2013 @ 18:50