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by AC Wimmer Rome Newsroom, Jan 25, 2023 / 08:50 am In a new interview published Wednesday, Pope Francis said the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI meant he had lost a “good companion” and a father figure. “I lost a dad,” Pope Francis told the Associated Press, praising his predecessor …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jan 21, 2023 / 12:00 pm Pope Benedict XVI was misunderstood throughout his life and ministry, Cardinal Mario Grech wrote in an essay this week in the Vatican newspaper. Writing in the Jan. 17 Italian edition of L’Osservatore Romano, Grech said Benedict XVI “often remained …

PDF: novena-benedict-xvi By Peter Pinedo Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 4, 2023 / 18:46 pm The U.S. bishops are calling on American Catholics to join them in praying a novena for the soul of the late Pope Benedict XVI, beginning the day of his funeral, Jan. 5. “The entire Church mourns the …

by Pope Francis Vatican City, Jan 5, 2023 / 03:46 am At 9:30 a.m. this morning Pope Francis presided over the funeral Mass of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. This is the full text of his homily: “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit” (Lk 23:46). These were the final …

By Daniel Ibañez Vatican City, Jan 5, 2023 / 08:35 am Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, one of the foremost theologians of the 20th century and the first pontiff in nearly 600 years to resign from the papacy, was laid to rest Thursday following a funeral Mass attended by tens of thousands …

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 5, 2023 / 08:36 am Catholics from Germany, France, Ghana, India, Australia, Uganda, and many more countries who attended the funeral Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on Thursday have shared their favorite memories of the late pope and why some decided to join in …

By Hannah Brockhaus, Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 5, 2023 / 04:50 am Tens of thousands of people were present in St. Peter’s Square for the funeral Thursday of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, a leading theologian of the 20th century and the first pope to resign from office in nearly 600 years. …

Mass for the Peaceful Repose of the Soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, live broadcast from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral Basilica

By CNA Staff Vatican City, Jan 3, 2023 / 01:46 am Following the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, these are the details you should know about his funeral in the Vatican. Benedict XVI passed away on Dec. 31 at 9:34 a.m. Rome time. As confirmed by his personal secretary Archbishop …

By Hannah Brockhaus Rome, Italy, Jan 3, 2023 / 07:45 am The personnel of Cantina Tirolese in Rome will pay their final respects to Benedict XVI in St. Peter’s Basilica on Jan. 4. The Austrian eatery was, “without a doubt, his favorite restaurant,” its manager told CNA on Tuesday. Though the …