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8. The actual reason:
Citing declining strength 'of mind and body,' Pope Benedict XVI is the first pontiff to resign in nearly 600 years d-news.co/hBKwz
— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) February 11, 2013
But that’s not as funny as make-believe reasons:
7. He’d like to expand his other interests:
Pope Benedict XVI to resign Feb. 28 to concentrate on online poker career; plans to move to New Jersey.
— Norman Chad (@NormanChad) February 11, 2013
6. Of the more unique variety, probably:
THE POPE RESIGNED TO FOCUS ON HIS QUIDDITCH. THATS RIGHT. THE GAME FROM HARRY POTTER. HE PLAYS IT.
— TOPICAL VOLDEMORT (@REALVOLDEMORT69) February 11, 2013
5. Some sports joke, or…:
— MLB Memes (@MLBMeme) February 11, 2013
4. I don’t even know.
The Pope was forced to resign after not clearing his Google search history.
— Ryan (@ryaninco) February 11, 2013
3. Breakfast is just too important not to blame:
What do you call a Pope that resigns? --> twitter.com/IDoThat2/statu…
— I Do That Too (@IDoThat2) February 11, 2013
2. His secret identity just became too much to bear:
— Death Star PR (@DeathStarPR) February 11, 2013
1. Or the Pope was just like the rest of us — sick of people on the Interwebs:
The Pope is hardly the first person to lose interest in their real job so soon after joining Twitter.
— Sixth Form Poet (@sixthformpoet) February 11, 2013
It's understandable. People are the worst, Benedict.