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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"
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
The Vatican reported Tuesday afternoon that Pope Francis called his predecessor to congratulate him for the feast of St. Joseph, his name day. As he was baptized Joseph Ratzinger, Benedict …read more
Pope Benedict XVI left an important legacy to the Church, having convoked five Assemblies of the Synod of Bishops, some "general" and others "special." A synod results in a papal document …read more
Benedict XVI left office after having given the best of himself, which included three encyclicals from the "theologian Pope." Here's a look at Deus Caritas Est, Spe Salvi and Caritas in …read more