By Father Raymond J. de Souza

Franco Origlia
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI attends the Mass for the closing of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops Oct. 19, 2014 at the Vatican. The Pope Emeritus will turn 95 on Holy Saturday.

COMMENTARY: A conflagration may very well engulf the Church within the next year, and there is no fire extinguisher now that Benedict XVI is in retirement.

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