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Latest stories: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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

Benedict XVI Addresses Resignation Conspiracy Theories, Iraq, and Biden in New Interview

Benedict XVI addressed conspiracy theories about his resignation as pope, Pope Francis’ trip to Iraq, and Joe Biden in an interview with an Italian newspaper published on Monday, March 1.

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

Pope Francis and Benedict XVI Receive Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pope Francis and Pope emeritus Benedict XVI have both received their second and final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, a Vatican source confirmed to CNA.

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

Pope Francis and Benedict XVI Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pope Francis and Pope emeritus Benedict XVI have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Vatican confirmed on Thursday.

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

Benedict XVI to be Vaccinated against Coronavirus “as soon as the vaccine is available”

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI will receive the coronavirus vaccine as soon as it is available, his personal secretary said Tuesday.

Archbishop Georg Gänswein | Photo: Daniel Ibañez - EWTN /

Pope Benedict’s Secretary Reflects on Awful 2020 with German Magazine 

Archbishop Georg Gänswein has spoken about life with Pope emeritus Benedict XVI and a personally challenging year. "I'm grateful to God that 2020 is finally over," the 64-year-old told the German tabloid magazine “Bunte”, saying Rome had at times turned “eerily quiet” during the coronavirus pandemic.

Benedict XVI prepares to board a plane at Munich airport, June 22, 2020. Credit: Sven Hoppe/Pool/AFP via Getty Images /

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's "illness is subsiding," His Secretary Says

Benedict XVI’s personal secretary Archbishop Georg Gänswein has said that the pope emeritus’ illness is “subsiding.”

Benedict XVI holds his final general audience, Feb. 27, 2013. Credit: Mazur/www.thepapalvisit.org.uk (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0). /

In New Biography, Benedict XVI Laments Modern "anti-Christian creed"

Modern society is formulating an “anti-Christian creed” and punishing those who resist it with “social excommunication,” Benedict XVI has said in a new biography, published in Germany May 4.

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Credit: Bohumil Petrik/CNA /

'No misunderstanding': Cardinal Sarah Meets Pope Emeritus "to discuss book controversy"

Cardinal Robert Sarah has met with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to discuss the controversy following around their recently-published book "From the Depths of Our Hearts.”