‘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 […]