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‘Heart Speaks to Heart’: Benedict XVI Sends Message for His Brother’s Funeral Mass

Courtney Mares/CNA: ROME, Italy — Pope emeritus Benedict XVI watched his brother’s funeral via livestream on Wednesday as his secretary Archbishop Georg Gänswein read the pope emeritus’ message of remembrance at the Mass in Germany. “When I said goodbye to … Continue reading


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Pope Benedict XVI visits his ailing brother in Germany

  From the National Catholic Register: ROME, Italy – Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is making a private visit to Germany to see his ailing brother Msgr. Georg Ratzinger. CNA Deutsch, CNA’s German-language partner agency, said June 18 it had confirmed … Continue reading

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Debate Intensifies Over Benedict XVI’s Resignation and Role as Pope Emeritus

By Edward Pentin VATICAN CITY — Seven years have passed since Benedict XVI’s resignation but discussion over the precise role of a “Pope Emeritus” and the permitted extent of his influence has not only continued but increased in intensity. Polemics … Continue reading

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Pope Emeritus’s Unexpected Homily on Humility

from:http://www.ncregister.com by Edward Pentin  Benedict XVI with Archbishop Gaenswein in a photograph taken on Sunday. – Giovanni Tridente Although the full text has yet to appear, Benedict XVI’s homily during Mass for his former students on Sunday is one of … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI taking a stroll

God bless our Pope Emeritus! h/t to Rorate Caeli.

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Pope Francis welcomes Benedict XVI home

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis had words of welcome on Thursday as he greeted Benedict XVI, now Pope Emeritus, who returned to take up residence inside Vatican city. In style with his own personal manner, Pope Francis left the formalities of … Continue reading

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