Pope to retire to monastery after resignation [CWN]

According to Fr. Federico Lombardi, Director of the Holy See’s Press Office, Pope Benedict plans to retire to a former cloistered monastery within the Vatican. Once settled into his new …

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I heard the news early this morning on the radio; it’s what woke me up, actually. At first I thought he’d died. :frowning:

I pray that he will live a quiet, peaceful existence, much like Mother Angelica, after his resignation. God bless, and protect, him.

I would actually expect him to go to Germany. Wow

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