Local Catholic community responds to pope’s abdication




SERMON—The Rev. Jarlath Dolan discusses the pope’s decision to step down at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church on Feb. 17.
A momentous occurrence in the Catholic Church, one that hasn’t happened in nearly 600 years, will have long-lasting effects on the religious community, according to local priests.
On Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. in Vatican City, Pope Benedict XVI will step down from his post as the spiritual leader of more than a billion Catholics worldwide.
The resignation on Feb. ...

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