The Pope has Resigned

by Joshua Tucker on February 11, 2013 · 1 comment

in Campaigns and elections,Comparative Politics,Politics Everywhere

That’s it.  Don’t really have anything more to add at this point, just figured it might be a while before I ever get to write that as a headline again (e.g., maybe 600 years or so…).

Anyone familiar with Vatican politics who is interested in writing a guest post, please email me directly.  In the meantime a couple number of references for those looking for information on how popes are elected:

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RobC February 11, 2013 at 12:15 pm

If the College of Cardinals does not act promptly to name a new pope, Pope Benedict threatens to install one by executive order.

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