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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"
In an interview published last week in an Italian newspaper,Archbishop GeorgGänsweinreveals what it is like to work as prefect of the pontifical household, while he serves both a reigning …read more
Pope Francis on Saturday awarded two theologians with the Ratzinger Prize, an international recognition for exemplary work in theology, instituted in 2011 by the Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI …read more
By Gilfredo Marengo Some among the first commentators on the interview with Pope Francis published in La Civiltà Cattolica saw his words as heralding a significant break from his predecessors …read more
In its online edition Tuesday, the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica” published excerpts from a recent letter of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to Piergiorgio Odifreddi, a professor of mathematics …read more
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on Sunday celebrated Mass for the group of his former students, which has been meeting annually since the late '70s. For the first time this year, he did not …read more