US leaders voice thanks, support for Pope Emeritus

Washington D.C., Feb 28, 2013 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- American Catholic political officials and commentators have solemnly expressed their appreciation and prayers for Pope Benedict XVI as his resignation goes into effect.“The United States sends its best wishes to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI as he leaves the Vatican after years of service and dedication to God, the Catholic Church, and world peace,” said newly-instated U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.In a … [Read more...]