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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 letter sent to His Holiness, Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus from Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Dean of the College of Cardinals. * * * To His Holiness Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Castel …read more
Patriarch Kirill says he hopes the next Roman Pontiff will continue to develop a good relationship with the Russian Orthodox Church, as Benedict XVI did. In a farewell message to the Pope …read more
Benedict XVI dedicated part of his time to travel and to visit his flock around the world. In fact, he made 30 trips within Italy – not counting the many Roman parishes he visited in his …read more
As the clock struck 8 yesterday evening, the time of Sede Vacante began, thus officially ending the pontificate of Benedict XVI, now Pope Emeritus. The Swiss Guards, who are charged with the …read more
After Benedict XVI's last audience in Saint Peter's Square on Wednesday, the archbishop of Urgell and episcopal co-prince of Andorra, Joan Eric Vives, greeted the Holy Father in the …read more