Pope Francis Says He Will Probably Only Be Pope For 2-3 More Years

March 14, 2015 1:54 PM

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Vatican City - As Pope Francis continues to subtly alter the way that modern Christians view their Pope, he declared that his reign would probably only be for a total of 4-5 years. With that being said, more than 2 years have already passed, leaving just 2-3 more years left for his reign as Pope. Traditionally the office of Pope is a position that is held for life, but Pope Benedict before him set a precedence by stepping down from the office. Perhaps Pope Francis could help carry on that tradition by stepping down later on as well.

Pope Francis was not making predictions about his own death, he was referring to a sort of retirement from having been such a high profile public figure. He is the Pope who has been known to sneak out of the Vatican at night to go enjoy being himself and helping others without the robes and security...

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