Benedict XVI en Utah Reaction to Benedict XVI Resignation <p><a href="">Utah's Roman Catholic bishop</a>, as well as some non-Catholic religious leaders, were stunned by today's announcement that Pope Benedict the 16th will resign at the end of February.</p><p>Bishop John Wester met Benedict the 16th on a couple of occasions during his eight-year papacy and said he was always impressed by Benedict's kindness. &nbsp;Wester says he was also impressed by the pope's commitment to speaking the truth and by the way he confronted the most difficult issues facing the church.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 23:20:15 +0000 Dan Bammes 24879 at Utah Reaction to Benedict XVI Resignation