As you may (or may not) know, the current Pope, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would resign effective February 28, 2013. This is the first Pope to do so in the last 600 years. Pope Benedict’s decision has raised a lot of eyebrows and caused quite a stir in the Catholic church. It’s actually caused a lot of controversy outside of the Catholic church as well. People across the world have been sharing all sorts of conspiracy theories as to why the Pope quit. Theories range from pedophilia scandals and sexual misconduct to financial improprieties at the Vatican Bank. ..