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Today, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI received a call from Pope Francis sending him birthday wishes. Francis assured his predecessor that he prayed for him in a special way in his celebration of Mass this morning. The director of the Vatican press office, Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, said that since this is Holy ...read more
Articles from section "Benedict XVI"
A few days ago, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who served as secretary of state under Benedict XVI and at the beginning of Francis’ pontificate, told Italian television Tgcom24 that it was a gift …read more
Georg Ratzinger says his brother does not regret at all the decision to resign from the papacy, a decision that was publicly announced one year ago today. A reporter from Spain’s "La Razon" …read more
Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation was “an act of great courage, even a revolutionary act, which opened up possibilities that no one at that moment could see.” This was the sentiment expressed …read more
February 11th, 2013 began like any other day for me. I was barely a year in Rome as ZENIT’s English Edition correspondent and there was always a lot of work. I decided the day before that I …read more
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has no regrets about his resignation which he announced a year ago tomorrow, and he is at peace with himself. This is according to his personal secretary, …read more