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Pope Francis greets Benedict XVI at the Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery on Nov. 28, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Thanks Benedict XVI on his 70th Ordination Anniversary

Jun 29, 2021

Pope Francis thanked Benedict XVI on Tuesday for his continual prayer for the Church in his retirement, calling the pope emeritus “the contemplative of the Vatican.”

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on April 7, 2012. Credit: Vatican Media.

Concerns about Married Priests Expressed Ahead of Amazon Synod

Sep 28, 2019

Just days before the Amazon synod of bishops is to convene in Rome, a symposium of students of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI published a statement of concern regarding the possibility of married priests, a controversial topic of discussion at the upcoming synod.