What to do with a retired pope?
It's not an easily answerable question, given that very few popes have ever chosen to abdicate command. But Pope Benedict XVI turning in his papal pallium early has put the Vatican in a quandary (well, at least I'd like to imagine). Does the church owe him a retirement home on a lush Mediterranean island? Should it release him gently into the sunny pastures of Tuscany, where he will live on nuts and blood oranges and sleep in quiet dells with the deer until the Creator finally rings his number?