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Benedict XVI was a great communicator and always showed extraordinary concision and “mental and spiritual lucidity,” according to the director of the Vatican press office. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi said this last week at a presentation of a book by the Vice-Director of the Press Office, Angelo Scelso, title...read more
Articles from section "Benedict XVI"
In honor of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's 86th birthday today, here is the text of the address he delivered on his birthday in 2008. He was beginning his trip to the United States and gave the …read more
Pope Francis took a moment today at the beginning of his daily mass in the chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae to pray for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who celebrates his 86th birthday today. “ …read more
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