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“The Holy Father Francis, along with all those who accompany him in his visit to Lesbos--his entourage and journalists--send emeritus Pope Benedict XVI the most affectionate and cordial greetings on the occasion of his 89th birthday, asking the Lord to ...
Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger would emerge from Conclave as Pope Benedict XVI. And one day, I imagine, he will be named a Doctor of the Church.
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As of today, almost three-quarters of the officials who lead important departments are still hold-overs from the reign of emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. If one considers “the Vatican” to include both the Roman Curia, meaning the government of the ...
April 28, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) - A prominent Catholic philosopher and close friend of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said Thursday that Pope Francis's exhortation Amoris Laetitia is a “breach” with Catholic tradition and directly contradicts the teachings ...
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As a journalist, he began interviewing people who knew Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II, including Pope Benedict XVI. Twenty-two interviews have been published in his book, Stories about Saint John Paul II told by His Close Friends and Co-Workers.
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The announcement that Archbishop Christoph Pierre will succeed Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò as apostolic nuncio to the United States is an opportunity to pay tribute to a courageous Churchman who has served Catholicism, Pope Benedict XVI and Pope ...
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Archbishop Blume, a native of South Bend, Ind., spoke to the Register April 19 about Archbishop Christophe Pierre, whom Pope Francis appointed April 12 as the new apostolic nuncio to the United States. Archbishop Pierre, 70, is the first Frenchman to ...
Rosendo was arrested in December 2014 on charges of sex abuse and tax crimes associated with the Order of Saint Michael Archangel, a Roman Catholic sect whose choir performed for Pope Benedict XVI in 2011 during his apostolic voyage to Madrid.
Apology: On this date in 2009, Pope Benedict XVI expressed "sorrow" to a delegation from the Assembly of First Nations over the abuse and "deplorable" treatment that aboriginal students suffered at residential schools run by the Roman Catholic Church.
Then the move by Pope Benedict XVI to create a means for entire Anglican congregations to be received into the Catholic Church while retaining elements of Anglican liturgy gave offence to many Anglicans.
Fr Schmidberger says that Pope Francis's popularity might allow him to make the step, where Pope Benedict XVI could not have.
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... of whom, by the way, do not embrace what's been called a quiet "restorationist" movement among younger clergy). Nurtured in a seminary system inspired by Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, how are these priests responding to the age of Francis?
Then prefect of the congregation, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI, didn't sign the International Theological Commission report and asked a new committee of the ITC, headed by one of his former graduate students, to re-examine ...
Pope Benedict XVI beatified Pope John Paul II, moving his predecessor a step closer to sainthood in a Vatican Mass attended by some 1.5 million pilgrims.