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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"
Just a week after Benedict XVI's resignation, a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll finds that American Catholics give high marks to the Pope Emeritus. More than three quarters of Catholics …read more
Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster received one of the final messages from Benedict XVI as Pope: a letter written on the Holy Father's behalf by an official from the Secretariat of …read more
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