Terra cognita! Answers to 10 questions
The BBC has compiled answers to 10 of the top questions about the resignation of “His Holiness, Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus.”
His Holiness will be Fisherman’s Ring-less and red shoe-less, but will continue to wear papal white (in simpler styles). He will have no official duties. He will move into the convent after about 3 months, where he will spend retirement reading, writing, playing piano, eating locally-sourced organic marmalade, and playing with Contessina (a cat). He will bring along excellent medical care and Archbishop Georg Ganswein, but he will leave behind his Twitter handle (@Pontifex) and his infallibility (@assumption1950?).
Longer version is here.