February 26, 2013
'Till Death Do Us Part?
Adelle Banks, Religion News Service
When aging religious leaders reach the top echelons of temporal and spiritual power, their followers have a certain expectation: Till death us do part.
But Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise resignation has shifted that calculus, prompting introspection about traditional understandings of religions’ senior management and when, if and how to let them go.
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