- — Good Morning America (@GMA)Mon, Feb 11 2013 12:31:07Who can be Pope? Any Catholic male who is not married is eligible. Though for more than 1000 years it's almost always been a cardinal.
- — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith)Mon, Feb 11 2013 14:32:35From now on, when someone snarks you with "Is the Pope Catholic?" you can say "He's not even the Pope anymore..." http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/11/us-pope-confirm-idUSBRE91A0A120130211 …om/article/2013/02/11/us-pope-confirm-idUSBRE91A0A120130211
- — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan)Mon, Feb 11 2013 14:23:59The Queen's a year older than The Pope. Can't see her ever resigning because she's tired. #indefatigability1infallibility0
- — Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin)Mon, Feb 11 2013 11:30:28
- — Jose P. Rizal † (@parengjoserizal)Mon, Feb 11 2013 11:42:54This isn't the first time a pope has resigned. Benedict IX (1045), Gregory VI (1046), Pope Celestine V (1294), Pope Gregory XII (1415).
- — Karen Davila (@Karen_DaviLa)Mon, Feb 11 2013 12:45:17One can consider Pope Benedict's resignation an act of unselfishness, genuine love and concern for the state of the church today.
- Benedict XVI's last tweet was on Sunday, before the announcement.
- — Scriblit (@Scriblit)Mon, Feb 11 2013 11:42:24The streets are empty.Tumbleweed rolls by. A solemn bell tolls. Humanity huddles around glowing screens, desperately tapping out Pope Jokes.
- — Kara David (@karadavid)Mon, Feb 11 2013 11:33:36Sad . Pope Benedict is resigning on Feb 28. His writings were enlightening and a great inspiration to many... Thank you Pope Benedict XVI
- — Rachael Lonergan * (@AllOnBlack13)Mon, Feb 11 2013 11:20:57OMG yes. My Pope Rules. Papacy Idol. This Cardinal's Got Talent, Keeping up with the Cardinals, MasterPope, Real Cardinals of VC, Dance Pope
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