Vatican

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)
With age comes finding greater challenges in the Gospels, Pope Benedict XVI says.
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Gerard O’Connell September 08, 2016
"Mother Teresa, in all aspects of her life, was a generous dispenser of divine mercy."
Gerard O’Connell September 08, 2016
Benedict XVI: “Obedience to my successor has always been unquestionable.”
Pope Francis greets retired Pope Benedict XVI during a June 28 ceremony at the Vatican marking the 65th anniversary of the retired pope's priestly ordination. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano, handout)
"Practical governance was not my forte and this certainly was a weakness."
Pope Francis greets retired Pope Benedict XVI during a June 28 ceremony at the Vatican marking the 65th anniversary of the retired pope's priestly ordination. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
The retired pope has given another interview to the journalist and author Peter Seewald.
Gerard O’Connell June 23, 2016
“‘You shall not kill’ has absolute value and applies to both the innocent and the guilty.”