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February 11, 2013, did not only shift the plates of the earth for the church, but marked a seismic shift in my life. Early that morning in Rome, the pope resigned and caught the world and the church off guard. When my colleague and friend,Jesuit FatherFederico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, phon...read more
Articles from section "Benedict XVI"
A major international conference on the liturgy will take place June 25-28 in Rome in which a large number of highly distinguished and world-renowned speakers will discuss liturgical …read more
On Saturday, Pope Francis traveled to Castel Gandolfo to meet with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The historical meeting, a first in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, was described by …read more
Pope Francis sent a message to Justin Welby, archbishop of Canterbury, on the occasion of his enthronement, which will take place today at Canterbury Cathedral. In his message the Holy Father …read more
Here is the message sent by Pope Benedict XVI, prior to his resignation from the Petrine Ministry, to Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on the occasion of his Confirmation of Election, …read more
Three years after Benedict XVI's historic visit to the United Kingdom, British Catholics and non-Catholics alike are coming to embrace the papacy anew in the person of Pope Francis. It has …read more