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Why did it start that the Pope had to die to retire. This guy has some common sense.
Election... kind of more is like a selection... "since Roman Catholic Church law requires cardinals, the pope's chief advisers, to elect his successor. There are 208 cardinals from 68 nations but only those under age 80 are eligible to vote." No wonder they struggle to adapt to a changing world.
I don't know why the Pope retiring is so controversial. Maybe he just got tired of the job-- why not retire? I'm sure he'll have a nice pension.
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