Pope Benedict is the first pope to resign in almost 600 years

The Vatican has confirmed that The 85-year-old Pope ” Benedict XVI” born Joseph Ratzinger in 1927 , who became the 265th Pope of the Roman catholic church in April 2005  has resigned due to ‘age and bad health.

The pope will officially step down on the 28th of Feb,  his successor has not been named yet as at the time of this post, but we will keep you posted.

The pope will be greatly missed and we pray for God’s blessing and protection for the rest of his years…. *SAD*