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Pope a ‘learned and visionary man’: Bishop Hubbard

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Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation has surprised many members of the Roman Catholic faith — among them Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.

“But as I thought more about it, I remembered that Pope Benedict had said before that if, in conscience, he ever reached the point where his health would compromise his responsibilities, he would step down,” Hubbard said in a statement Monday morning. “His resignation is the ...

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February 11, 2013
2:34 p.m.

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Good move by the Pope. Surprising more Pope's haven't done the same considering their advanced ages'.