Pope Benedict XVI

Faith Video
America FilmsApril 19, 2017
To celebrate his 90th birthday, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI enjoyed a mug of beer and the company of visitors from his native Bavaria in Germany. 
Pope Francis greets retired Pope Benedict XVI in a 2015 file photo. (CNS photo/Maurizio Brambatti, EPA) 
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The 460-page commemorative volume gathers just a slice of the kind of rigorous research still being done today "in the light of faith," and in the footsteps of a 90-year-old pope.
The carved busts of Socrates, Antisthenes, Chrysippus, and Epicurus. (Flickr photo/Matt Neale)
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Pope Francis greets retired Pope Benedict XVI prior to the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in 2015. (CNS photo/Maurizio Brambatti, EPA)
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Benedict XVI: “Obedience to my successor has always been unquestionable.”