Pope still does not rule out resignation

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Pope Francis continues not to rule out resignation as head of the Catholic Church. “The door is open. It is a very normal option,” the 85-year-old told journalists as he flew back late Friday to Rome from his trip to Canada. He is not thinking of resigning right now, but that does not mean he cannot start the day after tomorrow, the Argentinian added. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Francis’ real name, also spoke about his state of health. In the past six days, he could hardly take a handful of steps and sat in a wheelchair most of the time. The Pope has been plagued by a knee injury for some time. “I …

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