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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"
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 …read more
Several Patriarchs who were in Rome for last week’s Plenary Assembly for the Congregation of the Oriental Churches met with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI last Saturday, The former pontiff …read more
Pope Francis paid Italian President Giorgio Napolitano an official visit this week at his residence on the Quirinal hill, one of Rome’s famous Seven Hills.In his address, he spoke of the …read more
Benedict XVI made a “decisive” contribution to interreligious dialogue, proposing a dialogue of “charity in truth” that resulted in a praiseworthy initiative between Muslims and Christians. …read more
Here is a translation of an address given today by former secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, at the presentation of his book “Papal Diplomacy in a Globalized World.” * * * …read more