Archbishop of York Reacts to Pope's Resignation
12:19pm 11th February 2013
The Archbishop of York has released the following statement regarding the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI:
"With the news that Pope Benedict XVI will resign at the end of February, the Christian world will miss a great theologian with great spiritual depth."
"We should remember Pope Benedict communicated the revelation of God in a characteristic way as a true successor of St Peter. He was unafraid to proclaim the Gospel and challenge a culture that is so self-referential, managing to lift our eyes to God's glory."
"Let us all lift our eyes to the glory of God, embracing his love and care for this world."
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