‘There were times when it seemed the Lord was sleeping': Pope’s extraordinary confession to tens of thousands gathered in St Peter’s Square for final audience

Did the pope just say: “God sux?”

The Pope used his final public appearance yesterday to reveal the toll the crises in the Catholic Church have taken on him.

As a crowd of 200,000 packed St Peter’s Square, Benedict XVI admitted that in recent years God had seemed to him ‘to be sleeping’.

His papacy of almost eight years has been marred by child-abuse scandals and, more recently, the leaking of private documents by his personal butler.

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