Vatican City, May 30, 2016 / 06:32 am (CNA).- When Pope emeritus Benedict XVI resigned as pontiff three years ago, he added a new dimension to the papacy, said his personal secretary Archbishop Georg Ganswein.
He explained that many of the materials provided by SCES use Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's encyclical, Deus caritas est, as a central point for learning and reflection.
VATICAN CITY - Archbishop Georg Gänswein recently raised eyebrows by stating that Pope Benedict XVI's resignation had expanded the nature of the Petrine ministry and revolutionized the papacy.
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The Corpus Christi procession was also treasured by Pope Benedict XVI. In fact, in his homily for Corpus Christi 2012, Pope Benedict explained that a misunderstanding of Vatican II had led some Catholics, even priests, to think that Eucharistic ...
He was born in Linstead, St. Catherine, in the Spanish Town area, in Jamaica, on August 16, 1958. Four and a half as years ago Msgr.
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Several years later, our predecessor Pope Benedict XVI gave his consent to appoint you as Patriarch of Jerusalem. There is much evidence there, of which you are perfectly aware, that attests to the importance of this universal city, and you continue to ...
Popes are no stranger to YouTube (Benedict XVI got a YouTube channel years ago), but Pope Francis is stepping things up a notch.
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Now that all the talk about Popes Francis and Benedict XVI officiating over a momentous ceremony, making two additional popes, John XXIII and John Paul II, into saints is over with, I started wondering about the intersecting circles of all popes and ...
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If the man is the center, the church becomes a merely human society, a simple NGO, as Pope Francis said." What is the remedy?
His appeal echoed that of his predecessor, pope Benedict XVI, who in a 2009 encyclical proposed a kind of super-UN to deal with the world's economic problems and injustices.
Such pro-LGBT verbiage and regulations have been condemned by Pope Benedict XVI as an assault on the Judeo-Christian understanding of humanity.
During the event Francis ruled out following in the footsteps of his predecessor Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI and resigning the papacy.
He has composed music for four papal visits to the United States: St. John Paul II's visits to Los Angeles (1987) and Saint Louis (1999), as well as the Washington, D.C.