Vatican City http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/32839/all en Can the Catholic Church outgrow the pope’s antediluvian philosophy? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/pope-successor-catholic-church-world-leaders-world-religion Pope Benedict's unexpected decision to retire was one for the history books. The last time a pope had done such a thing was 600 years ago in 1415; the same year, coincidentally, England's Henry V was victorious with his longbows at the battle of Agincourt.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/pope-successor-catholic-church-world-leaders-world-religion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vatican City World Leaders World Religion Italy Commentary Sun, 17 Feb 2013 13:51:32 +0000 Mac Deford 5755450 at http://www.globalpost.com