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What Will Pope Benedict XVI’s New Title Be?

Uncle Mike Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 12:39 AM
I would hope Benedict's new title would be "Mayor of Detroit."

Considering the last time the bishop of Rome resigned his office was before Columbus discovered the New World, many are wondering what exactly the faithful will call him when he steps down later this week. According to the Associated Press, there’s been much speculation, but it seems Benedict himself has chosen “emeritus pope” as his official title:

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI will be known as "emeritus pope" in his retirement and will continue to wear a white cassock, the Vatican announced Tuesday, again fueling concerns about potential conflicts arising from having both a reigning and a...