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Hamilton reacts to papal resignation

13 February 2013 No Comment

The sudden announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s impending resignation has surprised many Hamiltonians, but none more so than those intimately connected with the Church.
Most Honorable Douglas Crosby, Bishop of Hamilton, issued a brief statement to the media following the announcement Monday morning that Pope Benedict XVI would be leaving the Papal office as of February 28.
“The historic news of the resignation of the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, due to weakening health was unexpected,” he said. “The leadership that he has given to the Church throughout his life has been remarkable. As…

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