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Was the Pope's resignation a dignified move?

Do you think that Pope Benedict XIV's resignation was a move of goodwill, or was it an action to maybe see who his successor is?

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    Feb 16 2013: As far as i know he didnt even want to become pope in the first place. Besides there were some interviews about or with him in our german newspapers which led me to believe that he was a religious thinker aka a theologist putting most of his time into religious studies.

    I think he just didnt want to take all the intrigues anymore which he had to witness, and when the healthissues came he decided to bring it to an end.

    From what your media reports it seems they report diffrent things about this event then german media :D There was not even a mention of any possible powerplays like choosing his predecessor.

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