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A homily of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, given last Sunday at Mass for his former students, has been described as having an "extraordinary freshness and spiritual joy". Every year Benedict XVI's alumni, known as the "Schülerkreis”, meet in Rome. This year was the 10th annual summer meeting in the Eternal City, whi...read more
Articles from section "Benedict XVI"
Pope Francis visited Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI this afternoon at his residence at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in Vatican City. According to the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father went …read more
Pope Francis has sent holiday greetings to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in a telephone call. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, confirmed the telephone …read more
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 …read more
Several Patriarchs who were in Rome for last week’s Plenary Assembly for the Congregation of the Oriental Churches met with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI last Saturday, The former pontiff …read more
Pope Francis paid Italian President Giorgio Napolitano an official visit this week at his residence on the Quirinal hill, one of Rome’s famous Seven Hills.In his address, he spoke of the …read more