Pope Francis may not remain at the Vatican for life

  • Pope Francis has hinted that he would not remain at the Vatican for life, and like his predecessor, he would resign his papacy, media reports stated. Pope Francis said this during an interview with Mexican television on the occasion of the second anniversary of his election. Even in the past the Pope has suggested that he could retire. However, he does not conform to the idea of a compulsory retirement age for leaders of the Catholic Church.