Like most people around the world, I was rather surprised to hear that Pope Benedict XVI has decided to become former Pope Benedict XVI. He’s the first pope in 600 years to resign, and it will be interesting to see whom the cardinal electors elect to succeed him (let us pray it’s...
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Israel's President Shimon Peres welcomed Pope Benedict XVI to Twitter with a tweet extolling Israel-Vatican ties.
"Your holiness, welcome to Twitter. Our relations with the Vatican are at their best and can form a basis to further peace everywhere," Peres tweeted Tuesday....