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Pope Benedict XVI Resigns

hospital http://danielborda.net/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.photon.php geneva;”>Museveni called for the meeting in order to reach a consensus of the second oil bill and make amendments where necessary so as to prepare for the debate that will take place at the Parliament very soon.

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MPs, for the first time in Uganda’s history, were seen pointing fingers at each other, shouting, singing and making all sorts of noise. Some nearly strangled each other as tensions hit boiling levels and Kadaga’s appeal for sanity fell on deaf ears as hell broke loose.

Clause 9 of the bill provided powers to the Minister to grant licenses to oil Companies. The contention on Clause 9 stems from the fact that Parliament had provided powers to grant licenses to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda and not the minister. The passing of the Bill implies the Energy Minister shall be responsible for granting and revoking licences; initiating, developing and implementing oil and gas policy; submitting draft legislation to Parliament; issuing petroleum Regulations and negotiating and endorsing petroleum agreements.

However the bill was later passed on December 7, 2012 with 188 members that were present in Parliament, 149 members voted that the cause be reinstated as it initially was in the bill while 39 voted that the bill remains as amended by Parliament.

The second Oil bill-the Petroleum (Refining, Gas Processing, Conversion, Transportation and Storage) Bill, 2012 objective is to give effect to Article 244 of the Constitution on minerals and petroleum, regulate petroleum refining, gas processing and conversion, transportation and storage of the resource.

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“I am well aware that this ministry, due to its essential spiritual nature, must be carried out not only with words and deeds, but no less with prayer and suffering.”

It remains unclear how the world will receive the news of the Pope’s resignation.

Below is the statement in full.
Dear Brothers,

I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry. I am well aware that this ministry, due to its essential spiritual nature, must be carried out not only with words and deeds, but no less with prayer and suffering. However, in today’s world, subject to so many rapid changes and shaken by questions of deep relevance for the life of faith, in order to govern the bark of Saint Peter and proclaim the Gospel, both strength of mind and body are necessary, strength which in the last few months, has deteriorated in me to the extent that I have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the ministry entrusted to me. For this reason, and well aware of the seriousness of this act, with full freedom I declare that I renounce the ministry of Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter, entrusted to me by the Cardinals on 19 April 2005, in such a way, that as from 28 February 2013, at 20:00 hours, the See of Rome, the See of Saint Peter, will be vacant and a Conclave to elect the new Supreme Pontiff will have to be convoked by those whose competence it is.

Dear Brothers, I thank you most sincerely for all the love and work with which you have supported me in my ministry and I ask pardon for all my defects. And now, let us entrust the Holy Church to the care of Our Supreme Pastor, Our Lord Jesus Christ, and implore his holy Mother Mary, so that she may assist the Cardinal Fathers with her maternal solicitude, in electing a new Supreme Pontiff. With regard to myself, I wish to also devotedly serve the Holy Church of God in the future through a life dedicated to prayer.

From the Vatican, 10 February 201

BENEDICTUS PP XVI


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