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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"
Today's "Rome Notes" is a contribution from John Tabor, director of communications at the Catholic Union of Great Britain. * * * On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, the gates of the …read more
The closer the Conclave gets, the more voices multiply on the candidates who could be elected Pope. The desire of the faithful is clear. From interviews, blogs, thoughts freely expressed on …read more
On the second day of the General Congregation Meetings, the Cardinal Fathers gathered at the Synod Hall wrote a telegram to His Holiness Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus. The proposal to send the …read more
Here is the letter sent to His Holiness, Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus from Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Dean of the College of Cardinals. * * * To His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Castel …read more
Patriarch Kirill says he hopes the next Roman Pontiff will continue to develop a good relationship with the Russian Orthodox Church, as Benedict XVI did. In a farewell message to the Pope …read more