Can a Pope resign ?

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I was on a  blogger’s event   sponsored by a cellular phone network when  the blogger beside me   showed CNN tweet about Pope Benedict XVI resignation. He asked me if this is true or just a hoax? I could not answer him because I was not online for the whole day. My iphone battery was dead, so there is no way for me to check the news. So after getting everything done at home, I searched about the news and found the issue trending on yahoo, google, tweeter and facebook.

Can a pope resign ? According to  British Catholic weekly journal “The Tablet” that there have been “at least four and possibly six” papal resignations. The last pope to  have  resigned was Gregory XII in 1415,  Pontian in 235 A.D.; Silverius in 537; and Celestine V in 1294. John XVIII is also believed to have resigned shortly before his death in 1009.

Be a Herald!

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God moved tremendously during the post Valentine Concert sponsored by Band of Brothers and Femmes for Jesus of the Blessed Hope Christian Community Church In’tl. ( BHCCCI) . The annual event focused on the the need of our young people today to have the right perspective and knowledge in choosing priorities in life.

Glory to God the activity was well attended. Around 1000 Students and young professional crowded our sanctuary. Some were contented standing since all seats were taken. The messages of the emcees and the singers, the video and dances were all powerful. Everyone stood up and gave their life to God when the challenge was given. Some cried but most of them raised their arms while accepting Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior.

Thank you God for what you did last night. Thank you also to all the participants and the core group who planned and implemented the program. It is high time for us to be radical in our commitment to God. Just like the Persian ministry I read on the internet who are zealously flaming Christian revival in the middle east, we must all be burning with faith knowing that the harvest are already ripe and plenty. Let us all be a herald of God’s Word. Soar up High!