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"You know that this day for me is different from previous ones: I am no longer the Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church: until eight in the evening I will be still, and then no longer. I am simply a pilgrim who begins the last leg of his pilgrimage on this earth." February 28th, 2013: an unforgettable day in th...read more
Articles from section "Benedict XVI"
On the first anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation, those who were inspired by his papacy reflect on the one who, in his own words, would now “simply be a pilgrim” in the “last part …read more
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