Posts Tagged ‘Resignation’

Pope Francis accepts Ireland primate’s resignation Comments 0

Friday, September 12th, 2014
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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Sean Brady, the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. Cardinal Brady had turned 75 in August and according to Church law, bishops are asked to submit their resignations to the Pope at that stage. The Pope can either accept or reject the resignation. Cardinal Brady, Read more

Parental pressure results in Christchurch principal’s resignation Comments 0

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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The principal of Our Lady of Victories School in Sockburn,  Christchurch, Barbara Perry, has resigned. Catholic Education Office chief executive Pat Lynch said,  “These things do happen from time to time, but they don’t happen often.” “It’s important that in situations like this, we face the future and rebuild confidence.” Lynch said the school has Read more

Benedict’s resignation leaves a mixed legacy and raises lots of questions Comments 2

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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There was “absolute silence” this morning when the Pope told cardinals that he decided to resign, according to Mexican prelate Monsignor Oscar Sanchez, who witnessed his resignation. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said the pope took his decision “aware of the great problems the church faces today”. His decision showed “great courage” and “determination”, Lombardi said. Lombardi Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury to visit New Zealand before he resigns Comments 0

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
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The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced his resignation. Dr Rowan Williams says he will quit at the end of the year to return to academic life. He has accepted a position as Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge University. Hinting at the pressures of the job, he said he hoped his successor would have ‘the constitution of Read more

Pope scuttles resignation rumours Comments 2

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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In his speech to newly created cardinals, Pope Benedict has indirectly denied recent speculation that he may resign, reports Vatican Insider. A number of people have been hinting at his resignation; however the soon-to-be 85 year old Pontiff concluded his speech with an indirect denial of his pending resignation. “Pray also for me, that I Read more