Hmmm, I smell a soon-to-break scandal. I can't think of any other reason for this.

Considering how "so what?" the Vatican has been over the sex abuse scandals, whatever's coming must be HUGE.
Originally Posted by legends
The first thing I thought of was scandal. The second was Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia. I'm leaning toward dementia.
Originally Posted by mrspoppers
Wasn't JPII quite far gone dementia-wise by the time he passed? That does not appear to be a reason for leaving this job.