Pope Benedict XVI Resigns


Today, Pope Benedict XVI says he is too old to be Pope. He is highly respected as the head of the Catholic Church. At the age of 85, he leaves a strong legacy of faith, apostolate and service to the Church and other religions.


too old: to be excessively old; to be older than necessary

Pope: the boss of the Church

to be respected:  to be admired

head: the boss

at the age of 85: being 85 years old

legacy: inheritance

apostolate: the work of an apostle or follower of Christ

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