Thursday, February 28, 2013

pope pt 3 (death foreshadowing)

his health is getting worse by each story ... what do you know cnn and AP?
[AP story]
Pope, in final message, says he's a 'simple pilgrim'
feb 28, 2013

... telling well-wishers gathered at the Vatican's vacation retreat that he is beginning the final stage of his life as a "simple pilgrim." [AP]
[cnn news story]
Pope's Twitter account to close as he leaves office, Vatican Radio says
feb 22, 2013

It's not yet clear whether whoever is chosen to succeed Benedict, who cited the frailty of age as the reason for his departure ... [cnn]
[cnn news story]
Pope's resignation was not forced by health issues, spokesman say
feb 12 2013

Pope Benedict XVI is not suffering from any specific disease that forced him to resign, his spokesman [Rev. Federico Lombardi] said Tuesday ...
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(updated) prediction: Pope Benedict XVI will die soon