The door slams shut on the Papacy of Benedict XVI

28 Feb

At 8:00 p.m. Italy time (and 2:00 p.m. Milford time) the doors of Castel Gandolfo, the summer home of the Pope,  slammed shut. As the bells chimed eight, His Holiness Benedict XVI, who arrived there two hours earlier, was no longer Pope. The Swiss Guard, whose sole mission is to guard the Pope, left their post and returned to the Vatican. There is no Pope.

2 Responses to “The door slams shut on the Papacy of Benedict XVI”

  1. hopevoices March 1, 2013 at 11:50 am #

    Leaves one feeling empty…like a home when the father is gone.

  2. Char March 1, 2013 at 1:39 pm #

    Thank God that we are not sheep without a shepherd, God is with us and we trust in Him!!

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