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Gänswein's Moment of Truth: "That's Not Possible"

Archbishop Georg Gänswein tried to talk Benedict XVI out of resigning the papacy in 2013, according to a Goya Producciones documentary which will be released on April 16, Benedict’s 94th birthday (trailer below).

The protagonist of the documentary is Gänswein himself. He confesses that, after hearing about Benedict's intention to resign, his "instinctive reaction" was: "That's not possible."

Benedict answered him that he had "prayed about it," and that there would be no turning back. However, even before being elected to the chair of Peter, Ratzinger fancied the idea of a papal resignation which, eight years after he put his unfortunate plan into practice, is still causing confusion.

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Sir Percy
Ratzinger was is and will likely die an unrepentant revolutionary in the worse sense of the word. linkedin.com/…ulse/unrepentant-revolutionary-sir-percy-blakeney/ His final eternal home is likely to be the same as Küng's...More
Ratzinger was is and will likely die an unrepentant revolutionary in the worse sense of the word. linkedin.com/…ulse/unrepentant-revolutionary-sir-percy-blakeney/ His final eternal home is likely to be the same as Küng's...
Ultraviolet
INB4 links to Bugnolo or Barnhardt claiming he didn't "really" resign. :P It's surprising an Archbishop didn't know a Pope could resign.
Live Mike
Suddenly, after 8 years, this comes to light. Why now Archbishop Gänswein? What's the significance of the timing?
Orthocat
It's obvious... throw Pope Benedict under the bus before he dies. Maybe Prince Philip's death made him (Ganswein) step up to give himself cover.