Originally Posted by InChiefsHell
Almost 8 years. Which, in Pope years is a lot. John Paul II was there for a very very long time. Most Popes don't last 5 years. The average is 7.2 years per google search, so that's not really that irregular. What's not normal is voluntarily giving up the office.
8 years? Feels like it has only been 3 for some reason. Still, I'm used to seeing them stay in there for much longer than 8 years.