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A pectoral cross bequeathed by the late Pope Benedict XVI to a parish in his native Bavaria has been stolen from the church where it was on display. Source: CNA.
A potential legal case against the late pope Benedict XVI over his handling of abuse during his time as archbishop of Munich has been dropped. Source: CNA.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has posthumously defended Christianity against claims of intolerance “in the name of tolerance”. Source: CNA.
Pope Benedict XVI “spread and testified to” the Gospel his entire life, Pope Francis told tens of thousands of people gathered for his predecessor’s funeral Mass. Source: CNS/USCCB.
Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB says Pope Benedict XVI will long be remembered fondly in Australia as the Pontiff who led young people from around the globe in prayer at World Youth Day in Sydney in 2008. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Pope Francis has recalled the “kindness” and “nobility” of his predecessor, paying tribute to the late Pope Benedict XVI for his life of service to the Church, particularly his final years spent in retirement and prayer. Source: Crux.