World Jan 01

FILE PHOTO: Former pope Benedict is greeted by Pope Francis during a ceremony to mark his 65th anniversary of ordination t...
Benedict XVI’s death paves way for new protocols to guide future popes

The death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI passed in an entirely un-papal-like manner Saturday, with a two-sentence announcement from the Vatican press office. Will Pope Francis issue new protocols to regulate the office of a retired pope, after Benedict largely winged it on the…