I have never thought there would be a big ceremony and event for a quitter. I mean its not supposed to be just a quietly leaving, so that means quitting is a good thing. I always thought that quitting was an embarrasing thing to do. What do you think?
No. They are just having a ceremony for his resignation. He is not a "quitter" in the way that you think. He has become sick and his job has become too stressful on him. They are celebrating all the years that he was pope. It's just like when people have retirement parties
The man is 85 ... will you still be working when you're 85?
It's called "retirement" and he earned his right to live out the remainder of his days as he chooses to.
take a look at revelations chapters 13 and 17 and you will learn what the Bible says about the Catholic Church.
It is the first time in history that this has happened, all previous Pope's have servred until death.
oops, in about 600 years I guess