Dante was wrong.
Just a reminder to those who have turned on Pope Benedict and condemn him and Pope Francis. The commentary at 1P5 and sympathetic sites is wicked and scandalous.
If it happens that the Roman Pontiff resigns his office,
it is required for validity that the resignation is
made freely and properly manifested
but not that it is accepted by anyone. - Canon 332, 2
There is a new Catholic blog in support of the Papacy called
check it out.
h/t Mark Shea