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At 9.30 this morning, Pope Francis inaugurated a bronze bust in honor of Pope Benedict XVI, at the Pius IV Casina in the Vatican Gardens. Here is a translation of the Holy Father’s address to those present, in the course of the inaugural ceremony. *** Lord Cardinals, Dear Brothers in the Episcopate and Prie...read more
Articles from section "Benedict XVI"
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI responded to suspicions on the validity of his resignation, saying that assertions there is now a dual government in the Church are “absurd." Vatican Insider’s …read more
Vatican Radio Italian has today published an interview by Alessandro Gisotti with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s private secretary and Prefect of the Papal Household, Archbishop Georg Ganswein. …read more
On the first anniversary of the announcement of Benedict XVI’s renunciation of the Petrine ministry, Holy See Press Office Director Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi spoke with Vatican Radio's …read more
One year after the resignation that led to his election to the papacy, Pope Francis called on the faithful to pray for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI today. “Today I ask you to join me in prayer …read more
On February 11, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI stunned the world with the announcement that he would be stepping down from the Petrine ministry. Since his resignation took effect less than two weeks …read more