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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"
The Pope Emeritus on Sunday spent a few hours at Castel Gandolfo, at the residence where he passed his summers as Pope. According to reports from Vatican sources, Benedict XVI spent about …read more
Pope Francis visited his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, on Friday to ask for his prayers on the Pontiff’s trip to Rio de Janeiro for World Youth Day. Pope Francis also asked the …read more
Here is a translation of the brief address Francis gave this morning at the inauguration of a monument to Michael the Archangel in Vatican City State. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI joined …read more
In order to begin to understand the magnitude of Pope Francis’ first Encyclical, “Lumen Fidei,” we must take into consideration a scene in the Vatican Gardens early this morning which …read more
A new statue dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel was unveiled this morning at the Vatican Gardens and inaugurated in the presence of Pope Francis. Notably present was Pope Emeritus …read more