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Reports: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Talks About Why He Stepped Down

12:13 AM, Aug 22, 2013   |    comments
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VATICAN CITY - Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has reportedly given the reason why he decided to step down earlier this year.

Various catholic news agencies are quoting an anonymous person who recently visited Benedict.  The person said the former pontiff said he stepped down because God told him to.

The person added that Benedict said the more he sees the charisma of the current Pope, Francis, he is sure his resignation was the will of God.

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